• The Sunday Sale - The Collecti auction at Christies

    Sale 5934

    The Sunday Sale - The Collection of the Late Christopher Wood

    8 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 58

    Mary Elizabeth Duffield, R.I. (1819-1914)

    Roses, fuschia, poppies and hollyhocks on a brick wall

    Price Realised  

    Mary Elizabeth Duffield, R.I. (1819-1914)
    Roses, fuschia, poppies and hollyhocks on a brick wall
    signed 'M E Duffield' (lower right)
    pencil and watercolour heightened with bodycolour and gum arabic
    19 7/8 x 16 1/8 in. (50.5 x 41 cm.)


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    Mary Elizabeth Duffield née Rosenburg was the daughter of Thomas Elliot Rosenburg (1790-1835). She was married to the artist William Duffield (1816-1863) and was highly regarded during her life time for her high quality flower pictures such as the present work. She was elected to the New Society for Painters in Watercolour in 1861.

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