• 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 89

    AFTER SIR EDWARD COLEY BURNE-JONES, A.R.A.

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    AFTER SIR EDWARD COLEY BURNE-JONES, A.R.A.
    The Days of Creation
    a set of six photogravures laid down on gold card and mounted within an elaborately carved and parcel-gilt oak frame, inscribed 'In six days The Lord Made Heaven and Earth The Sea and All that in There is'
    21½ x 56 in. (142.5 cm.), overall, including the frame


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    The Days of Creation were originally cartoons executed in 1870 for the Church at Middleton Cheney, Northamptonshire. They were subsequently worked up into finished oil paintings which were exhibited at the Grosvenor Gallery in 1877 and now in the Fogg Art Museum, Boston.

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    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