The world’s premier auctions
 
 
WELCOME TO INVALUABLE
Be the first to know about
the latest online auctions.
Please enter a valid email address (name@host.com)
Sign Up »
PS: We value your privacy
Thank you!
 
 
Want to learn more
about online auctions?
Take a Quick Tour »
WE'VE CHANGED OUR NAME
is now
 
To celebrate, we’ve enhanced our site with
larger images and browsing by category to help
you easily find what you’re passionate about.
Remember to update your bookmarks.
Get Started »
 
Invaluable cannot guarantee the accuracy of translations through Google Translate and disclaims any responsibility for inaccurate translations.
Show translation options

Lot 30: Kate Elizabeth Bunce , 1858-1927 the minstrel oil on canvas

Victorian & Edwardian Art

by Sotheby's

July 15, 2008

London, United Kingdom

Kate Elizabeth Bunce (1856-1927) Please Register/Login to access your Invaluable Alerts

Past Lot
Looking for the realized and estimated price?

Description: signed with monogram l.l.: oil on canvas

Notes: PROPERTY OF A LADY
When this painting was exhibited at the Birmingham Society of Artists in 1890 the subject was described thus; 'Through the narrow streets of a medieval town the glee-maiden pursues her way, touching her mandolin as she goes, self-absorbed and heedless of the gossiping remarks and the wondering glances of those who have clustered at their doors to see her pass.' (Birmingham Daily Post, 19 September 1890, p. 4). The critic complimented Bunce for her 'thoughtful production... wrought out with genuine artistic feeling'.

Provenance: Broadway, Haynes Fine Art;
Private collection

Dimensions: measurements note 143 by 76 cm., 56 by 29 in.

Exhibited: Birmingham Society of Artists, Autumn Exhibition, 1890, number not known;
London, Royal Academy, 1890, no. 178;
Manchester City Art Gallery, Birmingham City Art Gallery and Southampton City Art Gallery, Pre-Raphaelite Women Artists, 1997-1998, no. 70

Literature: Jan Marsh and Pamela Gerrish Nunn, Pre-Raphaelite Women Artists, 1997, illus. p. 1 and p. 145

Bid Now on Items for Sale

(view more)
View more items for sale »