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Catlin (George, 1796-1872) Brewery fire, Buffalo,
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Catlin (George, 1796-1872) Brewery fire, Buffalo, watercolour over graphite and heightened with white on grey wove paper, inscribed in pencil 'A helter-schelter at Buffalo 9th Oct. 1825/ "... [?] ... Brewery"!', 136 x 212 mm. (5 3/8 x 8 3/8 in), affixed at corners onto album leaf with ink attribution to Catlin below, some minor spotting and browning, unframed, 1825

Provenance:
Acquired directly from the artist, circa 1840s or slightly later;
Captain William Henry Shippard; bound into an album with ink attribution to Catlin in Shippard's hand;
Then by descent to the present owners

⁂ An early view of Buffalo, probably executed while on the same trip that the artist made in 1824 to paint Niagara Falls, going via Ithaca.
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Catlin (George, 1796-1872) Brewery fire, Buffalo,

Estimate £700 - £1,000
Mar 28, 2019
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Starting Price £480
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Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper

Mar 28, 2019 9:00 AM EDT|
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0333: Catlin (George, 1796-1872) Brewery fire, Buffalo,

Sold for £1,500
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Est. £700 - £1,000Starting Price £480
Mar 28, 2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Catlin (George, 1796-1872) Brewery fire, Buffalo, watercolour over graphite and heightened with white on grey wove paper, inscribed in pencil 'A helter-schelter at Buffalo 9th Oct. 1825/ "... [?] ... Brewery"!', 136 x 212 mm. (5 3/8 x 8 3/8 in), affixed at corners onto album leaf with ink attribution to Catlin below, some minor spotting and browning, unframed, 1825

Provenance:
Acquired directly from the artist, circa 1840s or slightly later;
Captain William Henry Shippard; bound into an album with ink attribution to Catlin in Shippard's hand;
Then by descent to the present owners

⁂ An early view of Buffalo, probably executed while on the same trip that the artist made in 1824 to paint Niagara Falls, going via Ithaca.

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