London, South Kensington
9 September 1999
Katharine D.M. Bywater (fl.1883-1890)
'The Girl at the Spinning Wheel.
Just then her busy fingers ceased
Her fluttered colour went and came
I knew whose step was on the walk
Whose voice would name her name'
-Christina G. Rossetti
signed and dated 'Katharine D.M Bywater./1885' (lower left) and with inscription 'The Girl at the Spinning Wheel/just then her busy fingers ceased/her fluttered colour went and came/I knew whose step was on the walk/Whose voice would name her name?Christina G. Rossetti/exhibited in the Academy in 1885 by Katharine D.M. Bywater' (on a label on the reverse)
oil on canvas
37 x 29.1/8 in. (95.3 x 74 cm.)
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