7 July 1998
ATTRIBUTED TO ADRIEN VAN DER WERFF (1659-1722)
AN ALLEGORY OF TIME DESTROYING LIFE (RECTO); STUDY OF THE SAME SUBJECT IN A FRAME SURROUNDED WITH ALLEGORICAL FIGURES (VERSO)
RED CHALK, WATERMARK TWICE ENCIRCLED RAMPANT LION
240 X 190 MM.
W. ESDAILE (L. 2617).
H.W. CAMPE (L. 1391).
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The Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale totals £128,081,750, with works by Picasso and a record-breaking Franz Marc painting also achieving top prices
Alastair Smart profiles the life and work of the Pre-Raphaelite artist described by Burne-Jones as ‘the best of us all’ — illustrated with works offered in July