19 February 2003
George Frederic Watts, O.M., R.A. (1817-1904)
Studies of arms for 'Orpheus and Eurydice'
black chalk, on oatmeal paper
20¼ x 12½ in. (51.5 x 30.7 cm.)
Anon. sale, Sotheby's Belgravia, 24 June 1980, lot 34 (part lot), when acquired by the present owner.
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The present drawing is a study for the oil painting, lot 138 in this sale.
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