London, South Kensington
6 December 2007
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
William Etty, R.A. (British, 1787-1849)
Study of a female nude, half-length, draped in a blue wrap with a red scarf around her neck
oil on millboard on canvas
34 1/8 x 27½ in. (86.7 x 69.8 cm.)
F.W. Hooper; Christie's, London, 21 February 1880, lot 92 (10 guineas to Permain).
Sir Eldred Hitchcock, Tanga, Kenya, by 1958.
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London, Roland, Browse & Delbanco, May-June 1965, no. 22.
D. Farr, English Master Painters: William Etty, London, 1958, p.177, no. 253 (as belonging to Sir Eldred Hitchcock, Kenya).
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