• Title: Venice
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Charcoal and Pastel on tinted paper, Signed and inscribed with title

Undoubtedly one of the most interesting watercolourists of the late 19th/early 20th Centuries, Hercules Brabazon Brabazon was born in Paris and educated at Harrow before studying mathematics at Trinity College, Cambridge. Following the death of his elder brother he succeeded to the Brabazon estates in Connaught, by the terms of the will becoming Hercules Brabazon Brabazon. In 1848, he visited Spain and encountered the work of Velasquez for the first time. After Turner, Velasquez became the artistic inspiration of his life. Following the death of his father in 1858, he also inherited the family estate in Sussex, and thereafter spent the summers in England, and winters on the Riviera or travelling either further afield in Europe (notably Italy and Spain) as well as making a number of visits to the Middle East, North Africa and India.

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