5 December 2013
John George Brown (1831-1913)
signed and dated 'J.G. Brown N.A./1885.' (lower left)
oil on canvas
25¼ x 20 in. (64.1 x 50.8 cm.)
Sotheby Parke-Bernet, New York, 23 May 1974, lot 89.
By descent to the present owner.
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