• The Pretended Elopement -
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    Pen and grey ink and watercolour over pencil on laid paper

    Oval 19.2 by 14.5 cm., 7 ½ by 5 ¾ inches

     

    Provenance:

    Colin Hunter (1926-2013)


    This drawing comes from a group of over one hundred watercolours by Dighton assembled into an album in the 1830s by the family of Carrington Bowles who was one of the main publishers of Dighton’s mezzotints.

  • Drawing water from the Village Well -
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    pen and grey ink and watercolour over pencil on laid paper
    14.7 by 25 cm., 5 3/4 by 9 3/4 inches

    This is one of a group of watercolours by Dighton which were probably designs for unexecuted engravings of rural life

    Provenance:
    Commissioned from the artist by the Carrington Bowles family;
    By descent until 1953, bt. Sabin;
    Bought by Jeffrey Rose, his Executor's sale, Sotheby's, 23rd February 1978, lot 24, 1of 2
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