Lot 111: SIDNEY HAROLD METEYARD
The Collecting Eye of Seymour Stein
December 11, 2003
New York, NY, USA
SIGNED AND DATED (MAKER'S MARKS)
signed with monogram (lower right)
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
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