London, South Kensington
10 November 2011
Edmund Blair Leighton (1853-1922)
signed with initials and dated '1917' (lower left)
oil on canvas
51 7/8 x 46¾ in. (131.8 x 118.8 cm.)
From the artist to H.M Grayson, Lancaster Gate Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 30 July 1924, (£94 and 10 shillings to West)
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Documented in Edmund Blair Leighton's personal records.
London, Royal Academy, 1917, no. 451.
We are grateful to Kara Lysandra Ross for her assistance with the provenance for this picture, which will be included in her forthcoming catalogue raisonne on the artist.
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