5 June 2006
Myles Birket Foster, R.W.S. (1825-1899)
signed with monogram (lower right)
pencil and watercolour, heightened with touches of bodycolour and with scratching out
8 x 10¾ in. (20.3 x 27.3 cm.)
with Frost and Reed, London.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 11 March 1998, lot 5.
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Bristol, Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, 1905, catalogue untraced.
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On 6 and 7 of December Christie’s will offer almost 400 lots from a collection that includes works by Hals, Van Dyck, Leyster, Snyders and Jan Brueghel the Elder
Offered to benefit a new scholarship initiative from Bennington College, this work distils the unique form of abstraction for which the artist would become famous