10 June 2003
Percy Harland Fisher (b. 1867)
signed and dated 'P.HARLAND FISHER 1892' (lower left)
oil on canvas
20½ x 14 in. (52 x 35.6 cm.)
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London, Royal Academy, 1893, no. 649.
A portrait and genre painter, Fisher often incorporated animals into his compositions. The girl in the white dress resembles the elder figure in The Sisters (sold Christie's, London, 3 June 1999, lot 132, £28,750).
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