28 October 2013
Edmund Blair Leighton (British, 1852-1922)
signed and dated 'E. Blair Leighton 1898' (lower left)
oil on canvas
36 x 20¼ in. (91.4 x 51.5 cm.)
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, Sussex, 28 July 1992, lot 343.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 4 November, 1994, lot 238.
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A. Yockney, The Art Annual: The Art of E. Blair Leighton, London, Virtue & Co., Christmas 1913, p. 8, illustrated.
For notes on the artist, please see lots 43 and 45.
We are grateful to Kara Lysandra Ross for confirming the authenticity of this painting, which will be included in her forthcoming Edmund Blair Leighton catalogue raisonné.
Please note the additional provenance: with Haynes Fine Art, Broadway.
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