London, South Kensington
12 March 2008
William Shayer (1787-1879)
Scene in the Isle of Wight
signed 'W. Shayer Sen.r' (lower left) and inscribed 'No 3 Scene in the Isle of Wight/Wm Shayer/Shirley/Southampton' (on an old label attached to reverse)
oil on canvas
31 x 42 in. (78.8 x 106.7 cm.)
Major H.H. Douglas-Withers; his sale, Christie's London, 17 December 1928, lot 35 (unsold).
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London, Royal Academy, 1823, no. 170.
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