20 - 21 June 2007
Charles Edward Hallé (British, 1846-1914)
Portrait of Mrs. S. Dickinson, standing three-quarter length, in a white dress, in a landscape
signed and dated 'C.E. Hallé/74' (lower right); titled (on a label on the reverse of the frame)
oil on canvas
48 x 30 in. (121.9 x 76.2 cm.)
Painted in 1874.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 9 February 1989, lot 418.
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