London, South Kensington
8 June 2006
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
William Barraud (British, 1810-1850)
Plato, the property of the Marquess of Hastings
signed and dated 'William Barraud 1839' (lower right)
oil on canvas
20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61 cm.)
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London, Royal Academy, 1839, no.3.
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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
Ahead of the sale of portraits of four different muses, we focus on the women the artist came to depend on so passionately