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    Sale 5356

    Christie's Interiors

    3 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 131

    Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882)

    Study for Saint Joachim for 'The Girlhood of the Virgin Mary'

    Price Realised  

    Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882)
    Study for Saint Joachim for 'The Girlhood of the Virgin Mary'
    with initials, inscription and the date (in the hand of William Holman Hunt) 'Study's by Rossetti of St Joachim done in/my study in Cleveland St. 1848. W.H.H.' (lower right)
    black chalk, irregular shaped
    12¾ x 9 in. (32.4 x 22.8 cm.)


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    This is a study for the completed version in the collection of the Tate Gallery, London.

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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage


    Provenance

    with The Stone Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.