22 November 2002
Albert Chevallier Tayler, R.A. (1862-1925)
A fishergirl, Boulogne
signed and dated 'A. Chevallier Tayler.99.' (lower right)
oil on canvas
14 x 10 in. (35.5 x 25.4 cm.)
Anon. sale, Christie's London, 29 January 1906, lot 54 (2gns. to Grant).
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The present work recalls Tayler's earlier masterpiece, The Departure of the Fishing Fleet, Boulogne (1891; City of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery).
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