• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 2175

    Old Masters and 19th Century Art

    4 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 31

    John Linnell (London 1792-1882)

    Homeward Bound, sunset

    Price Realised  

    John Linnell (London 1792-1882)
    Homeward Bound, sunset
    signed and dated 'J. Linnell 1861' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    28 x 37 in. (71.1 x 94 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

    Provenance

    with William Agnew from 1861.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 2 February 1979, lot 85.
    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, Belgravia, December 1980, lot 110.
    with Kurt E. Schon, New Orleans.


    Literature

    D. Linnell, Blake, Palmer, Linnell & Co., Sussex, 1994, p. 368, no. 246.


    Exhibited

    (Possibly) London, Royal Academy, 1863, no. 472, as 'Sunset'.