Anthony Frederick Augustus Sandys (1806-1883)
Portrait of Mrs Elizabeth Clabburn (1786/5-1862), bust-length
signed with a monogram (lower left) and inscribed 'Elizabeth Clabburn/Aged. 75' (upper right)
oil on panel
24 x 19 5/8 in. (60.9 x 49.8 cm.)
London, Royal Academy, 1862, no. 350.
London, Royal Academy, Winter Exhibition, 1905, no. 271, lent by Edmund Meredith Crosse.
W. H. Clabburn, and by descent to his eldest daughter Mary Louisa (Mrs Edmund Meredith Crosse) and her husband (until at least 1911).
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 13 November 1963, lot 347, and thence by descent.
Art Journal, London, 1862, p. 137.
J. Comyns Carr, Coasting Bohemia, London, 1914, p. 126.
T. Crombie, 'Some portraits by Frederick Sandys', Apollo, November 1965, p. 400.
B. Elzea, Frederick Sandys: A catalogue raisonée, Woodbridge, Antique Collectors Club, 1999, cat. 2.A.29, pp. 162-3, illustrated.
Rome, Royal Commission International Fine-Arts Exhibition, British Section, 1911, no. 88, lent by Edmund Meredith Crosse.
Brighton, Brighton Museum and Art Gallery and Sheffield, Mappin Art Gallery, 1974, no. 85, pl. 85.
Norwich, Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Frederick Sandys and the Pre-Raphaelites, October 2001 - January 2002, no. 115.
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