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Joseph Edward Southall, R.W.S. (1861-1944)
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Joseph Edward Southall, R.W.S. (1861-1944)

Study for the Princess in 'Changing the Letter'

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Joseph Edward Southall, R.W.S. (1861-1944)
Study for the Princess in 'Changing the Letter'
signed with monogram and dated '1907' (lower left)
pencil and watercolour
10¾ x 10 in. (27.3 x 25.4 cm.); and an unframed study of the same subject by the same hand (2)
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Lot Essay

'Changing the Letter' illustrates The Man Born to be King, one of the narrative poems in William Morris's Earthly Paradise, published 1868-70. The finished picture, dated 1908-9, is in the Birmingham Art Gallery and was included in the 1980 exhibition. No. B8 (illustrated in the catalogue).
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