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A view of Florence seen from the Boboli Gardens, the Duomo to the right. 1853
Pencil on sepia paper
- Production date
- 1853 (?)
Height: 136 millimetres
Width: 226 millimetres
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- John Christian purchased the drawing along with 7 other Poynter landscapes from Abbott & Holder. He retained the invoice, no: 021450, dated 27.06.08 which provides the following information:
"Drawings by Sir E.J. Poynter P.R.A.
Prov: the Baldwin Family"
This landscape is listed as follows:
The drawings are described in Abbott & Holder's list 389, June/ July 2008 in which nos: 132-169 are landscapes. These drawings are listed with the following introduction:
"Poynter, Sir Edward PRA (1836-1919)
These have the same family Provenance as those in our recent Exhibition of his figure drawings and portraits and provide a great chance for those interested in him as a landscape painter."
See No. 151 for this drawing. Described as:
"Italy Florence seen from the Boboli Gardens in Oct 1853. Pencil."
Acquired by The British Museum in a card mount annotated on the back:
"Sir Edward John Poynter P.R.A. (1836-1919)
Florence from the Boboli Gardens, Oct 1853, Pencil
Annotated below: 81008/20
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