11 June 2004
George Edwards Hering (1805-1879)
Daybreak: night and storm have stolen away and nothing now upon the shore tells the tale of yesterday but a wrecked hope, no calms restore
signed and dated 'G.E. Hering 1870' (lower right) and signed and inscribed 'Night and storm have stolen away/And nothing now upon the shore/Tells the tale of yesterday/But - a wrecked hope no calms restore/G.E. Herring/45 Grove End Road/NW' (on a label on the reverse)
oil on canvas
35½ x 55 in. (90.3 x 139.7 cm.)
Anonymous sale; Phillips, London, 18 June 1996, lot 64.
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London, Royal Academy, 1870, no. 289.
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