Lot 89: *ARTHUR HUGHES (BRITISH, 1832-1915)
19th Century European Paintings and Sculpture
May 26, 1993
New York, NY, USA
Description: GOOD NIGHT "Day's turn is over, Now arrives the Night's" (Robert Browning) signed watercolor and gouache on paper laid down on panel unframed: 17 by 11 1/2 in. 43.2 by 29.2 cm. This is a smaller version of the work painted for John Hamilton Trist, a Brighton wine merchant, friend and patron of Hughes during the 1860s, '70s and '80s. It was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1866 as Number 359 and sold at Sotheby's London, June 19, 1990. The model is the artist's daughter, Amy. Provenance: Dr. Moncure D. Conway, New York.