SIDNEY HAROLD METEYARD

Lot 111: SIDNEY HAROLD METEYARD

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Description: SIGNED AND DATED (MAKER'S MARKS) signed with monogram (lower right)
Dimensions: 18 1/2 by 11 3/8 in.

47 by 29 cm
Artist or Maker: British, 1868-1947
Medium: pencil, watercolor and gouache on artist's board
Literature: H.W. Longfellow, The Golden Legend, Hodder and Stoughton, London 1910, illustrated opposite p. 1
Provenance: Sale, Sotheby's, London, June 21, 1987, lot 64, illustrated
Notes: Meteyard painted this work as an illustration for Longfellow's The Golden Legend, published in 1910. The following caption accompanied the illustration:

"The spire of Strasbourg Cathedral. Night and Storm. Lucifer, with the Powers of Air, trying to tear down the cross."
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