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GREENE, Captain Dominick Sarsfield (1826-1892)
[Original Mounted Watercolour Signed "DSG" and Titled in ink and Pencil on Mount:] Peak of Tenerife / Height 12,500 ft. Above the sea / Jutland 11 miles from Orotava / Early Morning.
Ca. 1857. Pencil, watercolour and bodycolour on paper ca. 32x25 cm (12,5 x 10 in). Mount with a mild crease of bottom blank margin, but overall a very good watercolour. Original attractive watercolour sketch of Mount Teide (3,718 m) seen from the ocean with a sailing ship in the foreground, from a series of sketches made by Captain Dominick Sarsfield Greene for his "Views in India, from drawings taken during the Seapoy Mutiny," Thos. Maclean: London, 1859. Provenance: Sir Alexander Moncrieff (1829-1906) and thence by descent.