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Lot 24: ARTHUR HUGHES 1832-1915
Victorian & Edwardian Art
June 27, 2006
London, United Kingdom
MISS ANGEL AND FULHAM LAWN; THE STORY OF ELIZABETH; BARBARA PETLAMB; THE PEDDLAR'S DIAMOND; LITTLE KEEPER; HANDSOME IS AS HANDSOME DOES; KNIGHTLINESS; TRADE; YOUNG LAZYBONES; KING ARTHUR'S BOAR HUNT
the largest 24.5 by 18 cm., 9 ½ by 7 in.; the smallest 14.5 by 20.5 cm., 5 ¾ by 8 in.
variously signed, inscribed and dated
pen and ink
Cardiff, National Museum of Wales, Arthur Hughes: Pre-Raphaelite Painter, October, 1971, nos. 54, 55, 56, and on tour to Leighton House, December 1971 (all 10 drawings exhibited)
Leonard Roberts, Arthur Hughes, His Life and Works, Antique Collectors' Club Ltd., Woodbridge, 1997, pp. 262, 263, 264, 269 & 272
Miss Angel and Fulham Lawn and The Story of Elizabeth were used as titlepage illustrations for The Works of Miss Thackeray c.1873-5. Barbara Petlamb, The Peddlar's Diamond, Little Keeper, Handsome Is As Handsome Does and Knightliness were used as illustrations for Lilliput Revels (Matthew Browne, in Good Words for the Young 1869-1871). Trade was used as an illustration for Lilliput Lectures (Matthew Browne, in Good Words for the Young 1870-1871). Young Lazybones was used as an illustration for Innocents' Island (Matthew Browne, in Good Words for the Young 1871-1872). King Arthur's Boar Hunt was used as an illustration for King Arthur's Great Boar Hunt (anonymous, in Good Words for the Young 1871)