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Eyre Crowe (British, 1824-1910)
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Eyre Crowe (British, 1824-1910)

Forfeits

Details
Eyre Crowe (British, 1824-1910)
Forfeits
signed and dated 'E. Crowe/1880.' (lower left); signed and dated 'E. Crowe./1880' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
29 x 44 ¼ in. (73.7 x 112.4 cm.)
Provenance
(probably) Anonymous sale; King & Chasemore, Pulborough, 10 October 1978, lot 107, as A Game of Forfeits.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 21 June 1983, lot 69.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Literature
'Works for the Royal Academy Exhibition,' The Artist, no. 4, London, 15 April 1880, p. 100, as Playing at Forfeits.
H. Blackburn, Academy Notes, London, May 1880, p. 43, illustrated with a drawing.
W. B. Scott, 'The Royal Academy (first notice.),' The Athenæum, no. 2740, London, 1 May 1880, p. 572.
'The Royal Academy,' The Daily News, London, 1 May 1880, p. 6.
'At the Royal Academy,' Pall Mall Gazette, vol. XXXI, no. 4758, London, 24 May 1880, p. 11.
'Collated Opinion on Artwork,' The Artist, no. 6, London, June 1880, p. 178.
M. C. Hay, 'The London Royal Academy,' The Art Journal, vol. 6, London, 1880, p. 251.
T. Copper, ed., Men of the Time: a Dictionary of Contemporaries, 11th edition, London, 1884, p. 307.
D. C. Gilman, H. T. Peck, and F. M. Colby, eds., The New International Encyclopædia, vol. 5, New York, 1907, p. 618.
Exhibited
London, Royal Academy, The Exhibition of the Royal Academy of Arts: The One Hundred and Twelfth, 1880, no. 448.

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