London, South Kensington
22 July 2009
Robert Anning Bell, R.A. (1863-1933)
The Recitation - ''Tis I that Love's Columbus am'
signed and dated 'R. Am. Bell/.06' (upper right)
oil on canvas
22½ x 13¼ in. (57.1 x 33.6 cm.)
with The Dowdeswell Galleries, London.
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The quote comes from the third verse of The Prophet by Abraham Cowley (1618-1667), the 17th Century Royalist poet.
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