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Lot 60: DAVID WILKIE WYNFIELD, 1837-1887 VALENTINE CAMERON PRINSEP. TWO STUDIES, 1860S

Est: £1,200 GBP - £1,800 GBP
Sotheby'sMay 17, 2005London, United Kingdom

Item Overview

Description

Albumen Prints, one mounted on card and inscribed 'Princep' [sic] in pencil on the reverse of mount,

LITERATURE AND REFERENCES

The illustrated image is a previously unrecorded portrait of Prinsep by Wynfield. See J. Hacking 2000, pl. 33, for another print of the other portrait study in this lot.
CATALOGUE NOTE

Valentine Prinsep, the artist, was also the nephew of Julia Margaret Cameron, and provides a link between the bohemian art world of 1860s London, based in the West End, and the Little Holland House set presided over by Sara Prinsep, Julia's sister and Valentine's mother, in Kensington.

Dimensions

221 by 170mm, 203 by 161mm

Artist or Maker

Auction Details

Photographs

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Sotheby's
May 17, 2005, 12:00 AM EST

34-35 New Bond Street, London, LDN, W1A 2AA, UK