• Victorian and British Impressi auction at Christies

    Sale 5615

    Victorian and British Impressionist Pictures

    17 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 56

    Arthur John Elsley (1860-1952)

    Caught in the act

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Arthur John Elsley (1860-1952)
    Caught in the act
    signed and dated 'ARTHUR J. ELSLEY./1894.' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    32 x 24 in. (81.3 x 61 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Anonymous Sale; Sotheby's, London, 1 October 1986, lot 329.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 13 November 1992, lot 210.
    Anonymous Sale; Sotheby's, London, 12 July 2007, lot 70.


    Literature

    Terry Parker, Golden Hours. The Paintings of Arthur J. Elsley 1860-1952, 1998, p.29.