19 February 2003
William Charles Thomas Dobson, R.A. (1817-1898)
Study for 'And David bade them teach the Children of Judah the Use of the Bow'
signed with monogram and dated '1859' (lower right)
oil on panel, painted arch
9¼ x 7 7/8 in. (23.5 x 20 cm.)
Anon. sale, Sotheby's Belgravia, 27 April 1976, lot 212, when acquired by the present owner.
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This is a sketch for the larger picture of the same title, exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1859, no. 429, and sold as the preceeding lot 146.
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