4 June 2008
Myles Birket Foster, R.W.S. (1825-1899)
The Young Eel Angler
signed with monogram (lower left)
pencil and watercolour with gum arabic, heightened with touches of bodycolour
11 3/8 x 16 7/8 in. (29 x 16 7/8 cm.)
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 3 May 1963, lot 19 (sold 36 gn).
with Stanhope Shelton.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 7 April 1998, lot 123, where purchased by the present owner.
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F. Lewis, Myles Birket Foster 1825-1899, Leigh-on-Sea, 1973, illustrated.
Bury St Edmunds, Bury St Edmunds Art Gallery, 1973.
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