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Sir James Thornhill (1675/6-1734)

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Sir James Thornhill (1675/6-1734)

Neptune and Amphritrite

Details
Sir James Thornhill (1675/6-1734) Neptune and Amphritrite oil on canvas 47 7/8 x 30 in. (121.8 x 76.2 cm.)
Provenance
Anonymous sale; Christie's, South Kensington, 28 June 1988, lot 41 (sold £3,080)
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Lot Essay

Neptune, God of the Sea, is depicted here with his wife, Amphritrite, a sea nymph, who originally spurned his advances, but was eventually persuaded to become his bride and with whom he had a son, Triton.

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