19 February 2003
William Etty, R.A. (1789-1847)
Despair (recto); and nude study (verso)
oil on board, painted arch
18 7/8 x 26¼ in. (48 x 66.6 cm.)
Charles Hill, Rockhurst, West Hoadley, East Grinstead.
Anon. sale, Christie's, London, 18 October 1985, lot 107, when acquired by the present owner.
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with an old label on the frame for the Royal Academy winter exhibition 1874, the Landseer exhibition, not connected to the picture.
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