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A Set of Ten Kite Flyers, [circa 1860s].

Watercolour and gouache on pith paper. Mounted and framed
33 × 23 1/2 in
83.8 × 59.7 cm
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Shapero Rare Books Limited
London
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Pith seems not to have been adopted for painting until about 1820. Some European museums claim that …

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Pith seems not to have been adopted for painting until about 1820. Some European museums claim that their paintings on pith (often erroneously called "rice paper" or "mulberry pith") come from the end of the eighteenth century but there do not seem to be any dateable examples that are so early. …

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About the work
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Shapero Rare Books Limited
London
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Pith seems not to have been adopted for painting until about 1820. Some European museums claim that …

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Pith seems not to have been adopted for painting until about 1820. Some European museums claim that their paintings on pith (often erroneously called "rice paper" or "mulberry pith") come from the end of the eighteenth century but there do not seem to be any dateable examples that are so early. …

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Medium
Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper

A Set of Ten Kite Flyers, [circa 1860s].

Watercolour and gouache on pith paper. Mounted and framed
33 × 23 1/2 in
83.8 × 59.7 cm
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