• An East Indian Buffalo -
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    Inscribed with title on reverse of original mount

    Pen and grey ink and watercolour

    14 by 21.1 cm., 5 ½ by 8 ¼ inches

     

    Collet studied at the St Martin’s Lane Academy and was a pupil of the landscape artist George Lambert. He was much influenced by Hogarth. He exhibited at the Free Society of Artists from 1761 until his death and a number of his drawings were engraved. His work is characterised by a thick pen and ink outline. Another version of this watercolour was sold as part of the Cornish Torbock collection at Sotheby’s on 14th April 1994, lot 165.

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