London, South Kensington
6 October 2009
Frederick Goodall, R.A. (1822-1904)
A helping hand, Cairo
signed with monogram and dated '1870' (lower left)
oil on canvas
22½ x 14¾ in. (57.1 x 37.5 cm.)
A.J. Mitchell, Christie's, London, 1 April 1905, lot 43 (27 gns to Letevre).
Newman, Christie's, London, 10 March 1953, lot 153 (3 gns to Boot?).
Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 22 January 1965, lot 16.
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