On the Bosphorus, Turkey

On the Bosphorus, Turkey



William Page (1794-1872)
On the Bosphorus, Turkey

Watercolour over pencil heightened with gum arabic
19.8 by 28.3 cm., 8 by 11 1/4 in.

Page attended the Royal Academy schools in 1812-13 and travelled in Greece and Turkey between 1816 and 1824. He exhibited Greek and Turkish views for the rest of his life and was a successful drawing master.

A similar view is recorded in the Searight collection (see J.H. Money, The Life and Work of William Page, `The Old Water Colour Society's Club', vol. XLVII, 1972, p. 19, fig.12.


Height 19.8 cm / 8 "
Width 28.3 cm / 11 "