• 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 35

    Ralph Hedley, R.B.A. (1848-1913)

    Ralph Hedley, R.B.A. (1848-1913)

    Price Realised  


    Ralph Hedley, R.B.A. (1848-1913)
    Portrait of Agnes Pringle (d.1934), bust-length
    black chalk and stump
    18 x 13¼ in. (45.7 x 33.6 cm.)

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    Agnes Pringle was a portrait and figure artist who studied at the Royal Academy Schools from 1882. She exhibited paintings at the Royal Institute in 1884 and 1893 and at the Royal Society of British Artists from 1890 to 1894.

    Hedley was a successful portrait painter who exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1879. He was also well known for his genre scenes and depictions of local life; Blinking in the Sun (Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle), which depicts a cat sitting on a windowsill is perhaps his most famous painting.

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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


    The artist's studio sale; Anderson and Garland, Newcastle, 12 June 2005.