5 June 2008
John Edgar Williams (fl. 1846-1883)
The Young Microscopists - portrait of Frank, Harry and Arthur Izod Richards, aged 10, 8 and 5, playing with a microscope
signed and inscribed 'Frank Izod Richards Born Dec 14 1857 Harry Izod Richards Aug 9 1859 Arthur Izod Richards Octob 1 1862 Painted by J. Edgar Williams 1867' (on the reverse, prior to relining)
oil on canvas
34 1/8 x 44 1/8 in.
with Christopher Wood, London.
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