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Lot 216: DAVID WILKIE WYNFIELD

Est: $25,000 USD - $35,000 USD
Sotheby'sOctober 24, 2006New York, NY, US

Item Overview

Description

BRITISH, 1837-1887
THE LADY OF SHALLOT

measurements
26 1/2 by 48 in.

alternate measurements
67.3 by 121.9 cm

signed D W WYNFIELD (lower right)

oil on canvas

EXHIBITED

London, Royal Academy, 1863, no. 489 (with the following text: And at the closing of the day/she loosed the chain, and down she lay,/The broad stream bore her far away.)

NOTE

Wynfield studied with J.M. Leigh and lived in St. John's Wood, London, where he founded the St. John's Wood Clique. He exhibited at the Royal Academy between 1859 and 1887, displaying pictures inspired by sixteenth and seventeeth century British history. Wynfield was also an important Victorian photographer, and is considered a pioneer in this field.

Artist or Maker

Auction Details

19th Century European Art

by
Sotheby's
October 24, 2006, 12:00 AM EST

1334 York Avenue, New York, NY, 10021, US