Henry Bright (Saxmundham 1810 - Ipswich 1873)
Mont Blanc from Courmayeur
signed: 'H Bright' (lower right)
pencil, pastel and bodycolour
603 x 845 mm
Christie's, London, 9 November 1993, lot 115
Sotheby's, London, 6 June 2007, lot 212
Henry Bright was a distinguished English landscape painter associated with the Norwich School. He made several trips abroad, including one to the Val d'Aosta in November 1849 from which this pastel most probably dates.