28 October 1999
Sir David Wilkie, R.A. (1785-1841)
A landscape with two goats
signed and dated 'D Wilkie 1820' (on the reverse)
oil on panel
8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm.)
Probably Sir William Knighton (d.1836), and by descent to
Sir William Knighton; Christie's London, 4 March 1848, lot 132 (together with the previous lot, 16 gns. Lenox)
Colonel James Lenox, founder of the Lenox Library, New York.
Sold by The New York Public Library, 1944.
Roy Thomson by 1958.
Anon. sale, Christie's London, 22 March 1968, lot 139 (1700 gns. to Agnews).
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Professor Hamish Miles has kindly suggested that this work may date from circa 1815-23.
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