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Robert John Thornton (English, 1768-1837) The Dragon Arum (from The Temple of Flora)

Auction:
2834T
Lot:
1007
Sold for:
$338$275

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Auction:
Discovery - 2834T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 13, 2015 12:00PM

Description:

Robert John Thornton (English, 1768-1837)

The Dragon Arum (from The Temple of Flora), London: Dr. Thornton, 1801, after the painting by Peter Henderson, engraved by Ward. Aquatint, mezzotint, and stipple engraving with hand-coloring on paper watermarked "J. Whatman," plate 17 1/2 x 13 3/4, sight size 19 x 14 1/2 in., framed. Condition: Mat burn along edges, discoloration, not examined out of frame.
Estimate $200-250


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Robert John Thornton, The Temple of Flora, Peter Henderson, London

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