• 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 111

    Ida Verner (1851-1837)

    Portrait of a lady, bust-length, in a black dress against a gilt and blue leaf-patterned backdrop

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Ida Verner (1851-1837)
    Portrait of a lady, bust-length, in a black dress against a gilt and blue leaf-patterned backdrop
    signed with a monogram and dated '1885' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    21 x 17 in. (53.4 x 43.2 cm.)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Contact the department

    Not much is known about the life of Ida Verner. A portrait painter, she exhibited eight works which appear to have been mainly family members, at the Royal Academy between 1882-93. Her recorded addresses are Brighton, London, and South Devon.

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage