DAVIS John Scarlett (1804-1845)
South Lodge, Bromley Hill Estate. Pencil. Signed and dated, 1830. Inscribed verso: ‘Bromley Hill / Beckenham Lodge / Scarlett Davis’. A cottage orne designed by Amelia Long (nee Hume) Lady Farnborough (1772-1837) in 1825 for Colonel Long and a part of her improvements to the Bromley Hill Estate. Davis was commissioned by Lord Farnborough to paint the interiors of the Vatican and the Escorial in 1831. Ex.Collection: Newall. 7.5x9.25 inches. £1200.