4 June 2009
John William Godward, R.B.A. (Wimbledon 1861-1922)
signed and dated 'J.W. GODWARD 1895' (upper right)
oil on canvas
20 x 20 in. (50.8 x 50.8 cm.)
with Thomas McLean, London, by 6 November 1895.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 1 July 1975, lot 88.
with Cooling Gallery, London, from where purchased by Mr. Koihi, Tokyo, 1975.
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V.G. Swanson, John William Godward: The Eclipse of Classicism, Woodbridge, 1997, p. 191.
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