Important British, Continental and South African Paintings

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William Timlin; The Building of a Fairy City, The Cathedral
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Lot 181

South African 1892-1943
The Building of a Fairy City, The Cathedral
signed, dated 1925, inscribed with the title and with the artist's owl device mark
pen and ink and watercolour
58 by 38.5cm excluding frame

Sold for R 240 000
Including Buyer's Premium and VAT R 267 360

Estimate R 130 000 - 160 000


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William Timlin started a series of fantasy paintings for a book entitled The Building of a Fairy City. He also wrote the text but never completed the project.



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