16 June 2010
Sir Edward John Poynter, Bt., P.R.A., R.W.S. (1826-1919)
Study for a Neo-Classical figure, with right arm raised
with inscription 'By Poynter/who was throwing it into a wastepaper- basket when Holiday suggested that it would be better bestowed upon him!' (on the reverse)
pencil and watercolour heightened with bodycolour on paper
14¼ x 9 7/8 in. (36.2 x 25.1 cm.)
with J.S. Maas, London, 1972, where purchased by the present owner.
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Springfield, 1988, no. 33.
For other works by the artist see lots 46 and 66.
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