Lot 253: Oil on canvas, 32 x 37cm, 'Boy holding toy yacht
September 19, 2013
Hampstead, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Oil on canvas, 32 x 37cm, 'Boy holding toy yacht by the sea' by Sophie Anderson (1823 - 1903). Painting framed in a gilt frame set in a display box. French- born British artist specialised in genre painting of children and women. Studied portraiture in Paris. Following the 1848 revolution she fled to the US. Returning to the UK in 1884. Exhibited extensively at the Royal Academy, Royal Society Of British Artists and Grosvenor Gallery.