London, South Kensington
15 November 1996
A. de Simone (fl.1860-1900)
The steam yacht Iolanthe in stormy seas
signed, inscribed and dated 'S.Y. Iolanthe/De Simone 89'
17 x 25in. (43.2 x 63.5cm.)
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
The S.Y. Iolanthe was built in 1885 by Ramage & Ferguson of Leith and was originally owned by T. J. Waller. Subsequent owners included A. Mortimer Singer, Sir Donald Curre and James Horlick.
Daphne Lingon, Head of Jewellery at Christie’s in New York, on the 'dramatic' ring with which David Rockefeller proposed to Peggy in 1940
A guide to arguably South America’s most famous artist, whose work addresses everything from domestic life to bullfighting