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    Victorian and British Impressionist Pictures including Drawings and Watercolours

    4 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 90

    William Etty (1787-1849)

    Study for Phaedria and Cymochles on the Idle Lake (recto); and sketch of a reclining female nude (verso)

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    William Etty (1787-1849)
    Study for Phaedria and Cymochles on the Idle Lake (recto); and sketch of a reclining female nude (verso)
    oil on board, circular
    13¼ x 13¼ in. (33.3 x 33.3 cm.)


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    The present sketch is a preliminary study for Etty's Phaedria and Cymochles on the Idle Lake, which he exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1835, no. 310 (The Forbes Collection of Victorian Pictures and Works of Art; Christie's, London, 20 February, 2003, lot 174). An earlier version of the same subject, exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1832, no. 360, is now in Princeton University Art Museum: studies for this picture exist in the Victorian & Albert Museum, London.

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    Provenance

    Dr. R. Menks, Southwold, Suffolk.
    with Kastel Gallery, Westmont, Quebec.
    The Forbes Collection of Victorian Pictures and Works of Art; Christie's, London, 20 February, 2003, lot 175, where acquired by the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this painting does not have a painting on the verso as suggested in the catalogue.