William Purser

(17901852 ) - Watercolours
PURSER William Aurungabad, From The Ruins Of Aurungzebe's Palace

Christie's /Sep 26, 2007
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William Purser - The Gulf Of Salamis, Greece

William Purser - The Gulf Of Salamis, Greece

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William Purser (1789-1852) The Gulf of Salamis, Greece signed 'W.Purser' (lower right), and inscribed 'The Gulf of Salamis. W.Purser.a.mf.-' on the reverse pencil and watercolour on paper heightened with gum arabic on paper 8 x 11¾in. (20.3 x 29.8cm.) with two bound green morocco volumes of The Works of Lord Byron with Notes and Illustrations, Vol I and II (3) The Gulf of Salamis, The Works of Lord Byron with Notes and Illustrations, London, Vol. II facing pp. 265
William Purser - The Ducal Palace, Venice

William Purser - The Ducal Palace, Venice

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William Purser (Christ Church, Surrey 1789-1852 ?) The Ducal Palace, Venice signed and inscribed 'The Ducal Palace/Venice/W. Purser' (verso) pencil and watercolour with gum arabic, heightened with touches of bodycolour and with scratching out 8 7/8 x 11¾ in. (22.5 x 29.8 cm.) with Frost and Reed, London. Probably London, Royal Academy, 1830, no. 564.
William Purser - View Of Constantinople With Camels Watering And Travellers On Atrack In The Foreground

William Purser - View Of Constantinople With Camels Watering And Travellers On Atrack In The Foreground

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William Purser (1789-1852) View of Constantinople with camels watering and travellers on atrack in the foreground inscribed 'Constantinople/where the Great Gun/of those daysenabled/the Mussulmans [sic] to effect/its conquest by/batteringdown the walls' (on the reverse) pencil and watercolour, with gum arabic 17 7/8 x 24 in. (45.4 x 61 cm.)
William Purser - Aurungabad, From The Ruins Of Aurungzebe's Palace

William Purser - Aurungabad, From The Ruins Of Aurungzebe's Palace

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William Purser (1789-1852) Aurungabad, from the Ruins of Aurungzebe's Palace (from a Sketch by Capt. Grindlay) watercolour on paper 9 x 12in. (22.8 x 30.4cm.) Engraved by C.F. Hunt in Grindlay's Scenery, Costumes and Architecture, chiefly on the Western side of India, London, 1830, pl. 28. Lot Notes '... Aurungabad is still famous for its manufacture of silks, and gold and silver brocades and tissues, and for its gardens, fruits, and vegetable productions of every kind. 'The annexed view was taken, in 1813, from the interior of the hall of Aurungzebe's palace. The wall extending across the front surrounds a quarter projecting from the northern angle of the city, and called Begumpoora, or the Lady's Quarter, after a daughter of Aurungzebe, who is buried there, and of whose tomb the cupola and minarets are seen a little to the right of the centre.' (R.F. Grindlay, op. cit.).
William Purser - The House Where Lord Byron Died, Missolonghi, Greece

William Purser - The House Where Lord Byron Died, Missolonghi, Greece

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william purser 1790-1852 the house where lord byron died, missolonghi, greece signed l.r.: w purser and inscribed verso: original drawing of missolonghi/(by purser)/shewing the room in which ld byron/died watercolour over pencil heightened with bodycolour, scratching out and gum arabic 13.5 by 20 cm., 5 1/4 by 8 in. missolonghi is a port on the gulf of patrai in west central greece. it was a greek stronghold during the greek war of independence in the 1820s and byron died there of a fever in 1824
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