by James Abbot McNeill Whistler (1834–1903). c.1880 Coloured chalks on brown paper. Sir George Lewis, the most sought after lawyer in England, owned a country house, Ashley Cottage at Walton-on-Thames. Whilst staying there that Whistler drew these sketches. They remained in the family collection, by descent, until 2010.
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Related Material: Associated Chalk Sketches
- [Sir George and Lady Lewis on their terrace at Ashley Cottage, Walton-on-Thames]
- [View of the Thames with a house on one bank]
- [Scene with peaked roofs]
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