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    Sale 2176

    Christie's Interiors

    16 - 17 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 176

    Sir John Everett Millais, Bt., P.R.A. (British, 1829-1896)

    Imminent Danger; and Under the cover of darkness

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Sir John Everett Millais, Bt., P.R.A. (British, 1829-1896)
    Imminent Danger; and Under the cover of darkness
    the second signed with artist's monogram (lower left)
    oil on board
    6 x 9¾ in. (15.2 x 24.8 cm.) (2)


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    Provenance

    J. Lionberger Davis, St. Louis, Missouri, 1957.


    Pre-Lot Text

    SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITION FUND OF THE SAINT LOUIS ART MUSEUM
    (LOTS 175-176)


    Literature

    Among Recent Acquisitions, Bulletin of the City Art Museum of St. Louis, The City Art Museum of St. Louis, St. Louis, 1970, Vol. 6, May-June edition, pp. 4-5 (illustrated).
    Recent Accessions of American and Canadian Museums, July-September 1970, Vol. 34, spring edition, pp. 125 and 133 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Lawrence, University of Kansas, Dante Gabriel Rossetti and His Circle, 1958 (both exhibited).
    Peoria, Lakeview Center for the Arts and Sciences, The Victorian Rebellion: The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and their Contemporaries, 1971 (one exhibited).