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    Sale 7524

    Turin London Corfu The Collection of Giorgio Marsan and Umberta Nasi Volume II Session II

    12 - 13 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 530

    Sir Edward John Poynter, P.R.A., R.W.S. (1836-1919)

    Study of a female nude for 'The Queen of Sheba's visit to King Solomon'

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    Sir Edward John Poynter, P.R.A., R.W.S. (1836-1919)
    Study of a female nude for 'The Queen of Sheba's visit to King Solomon'
    with studio stamp (L. 874), (lower right) and inscribed '4ft-10' (upper left)
    red chalk, slightly irregular
    11¾ x 8 in. (29.8 x 20.3 cm.)


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    The present drawing is a study for the slave girl in the left hand side of The Queen of Sheba's visit to King Solomon, the finished design for which was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1891. The finished picture was exhibited privately at T. McLean's Gallery in 1890 and is now in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.

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    Provenance

    Sir John and Lady Witt (+); Sotheby's London, 19 February 1987, lot 186.