• 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 162

    ELEANOR VERE GORDON BOYLE (BRITISH, 1825-1916)

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    ELEANOR VERE GORDON BOYLE (BRITISH, 1825-1916)
    Santa Cecilia
    a stained glass panel, signed with monogram
    29¾ x 12¼ in. (75.5 x 31 cm.)


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    The Hon. Eleanor Vera Gordon Boyle was a renowned Victorian artist, book illustrator and author. She was the wife of Richard Cavendish Boyle, younger son of the 8th Earl of Cork (1812-1886), rector of Marston Bigot in Somerset. They lived together at Marston House and commissioned the Gothic Schoolhouse near Lower Marston in 1857, then part of the estate. The Schoolhouse was built by the Bath architect Charles Edward Davis and later purchased in 1983 by Christopher Wood.

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