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Lot 921: DAVID WILKIE WYNFIELD

Est: $7,000 USD - $10,000 USD
Sotheby'sJanuary 29, 2010New York, NY, US

Item Overview

Description

THE LADY OF SHALLOT
signed D W WYNFIELD (lower right)

Dimensions

26 1/2 by 48 in. 67.3 by 121.9 cm

Artist or Maker

Medium

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.)

Notes



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.

Auction Details

Old Master & 19th Century European Art

by
Sotheby's
January 29, 2010, 12:00 PM EST

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