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Lot 111: SIDNEY HAROLD METEYARD

The Collecting Eye of Seymour Stein

by Sotheby's

December 11, 2003

New York, NY, USA

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Description: SIGNED AND DATED (MAKER'S MARKS)
signed with monogram (lower right)

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."

Provenance: Sale, Sotheby's, London, June 21, 1987, lot 64, illustrated

Dimensions: 18 1/2 by 11 3/8 in.

47 by 29 cm

Artist or Maker: British, 1868-1947

Literature: H.W. Longfellow, The Golden Legend, Hodder and Stoughton, London 1910, illustrated opposite p. 1

Medium: pencil, watercolor and gouache on artist's board

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