15 December 2010
Frederic Lord Leighton, P.R.A., R.W.S. (1830-1896)
Study for 'Jezabel and Ahab, having caused Naboth to be put to death, go down to take possession of his vineyard; they are met at the entrance by Elijah the Tishbite 'Hast thou killed, and also taken possession?''
with studio stamp (lower left)
black and white chalk, on blue paper
6 x 5 1/8 in. (15.2 x 13 cm.)
Henry S. Reitlinger (+); Sotheby's, London, 26 May 1954, lot 483 (sold to Jendwine for £8).
Sir Robert Witt.
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