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After Sir Edwin Henry Landseer, R.A.
Sir Edwin Henry Landseer, R.A. (British, 1802-1873)

A stag and two hinds before a loch

Details
Sir Edwin Henry Landseer, R.A. (British, 1802-1873)
A stag and two hinds before a loch
pencil and pastel
9¾ x 13½ in. (24.8 x 34.3 cm.)
Provenance
By repute, a gift of the artist to R. Gower, Bryanston Square,
purchased by Olive Guthrie of Torosay Castle in 1915,
and by decent to the present owner.
Literature
Michael C. Davis, Scots Baronial: Mansions & Castle Restorations in the West of Scotland, Spendrift, 1996, p. 20, fig. 2.
Sale room notice
Please note the description for this lot should read as by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer, R.A. and not after the artist as stated in the printed catalogue.

Lot Essay

The composition of the present lot relates to two of Landseer's most well-known works, The Stag at Bay (c. 1846, oil on canvas, 183 x 274.3, Dublin Castle, on loan from the Guinness family) and The Monarch of the Glen (c. 1851, oil on canvas, 163.8 x 168.9, The National Museum of Scotland).
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