George Richmond (1809-1896)
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George Richmond (1809-1896)

'The lovers' or 'The Harvesters'

Details
George Richmond (1809-1896)
'The lovers' or 'The Harvesters'
oil on panel
19 5/8 x 26 7/8 in. (49.8 x 68.2 cm.)
Provenance
Given by the artist to his daughter Mary Richmond on the occasion of her marriage to Frederick Willis Farrer in 1856, and thence by decent.
Special notice
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.

Lot Essay

It has been suggested that the models for this picture were Frederic Leighton, later Lord Leighton, and Lady Leven, who were both friends of the artist.
We are grateful to Simon Reynolds for his help in cataloguing this lot.

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