Lot 874
  • 874

Richard Dadd

Estimate
8,000 - 12,000 USD
Sold
68,750 USD
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Description

  • Richard Dadd
  • Sketch to Illustrate the Passions - Avarice
  • inscribed Sketch to illustrate the Passions- Avarice. by Richard Dadd. Bethlehem Hospital London, May 12th: 1854 (lower left) 
  • watercolor and pen on paper laid down on heavy paper
  • Sight:  14  1/4  x 10 inches

Provenance

H.C. Green (and sold, Sotheby’s, London, October 18, 1961, lot 33)
K.J. Hewett
C.A. Lennox-Boyd
Sale: Christie’s, London, March 19, 1985, lot 70, illustrated

 

Exhibited

London, Walker’s Galleries, 1946, no. 17

Literature

David Greysmith, Richard Dadd: The Rock and Castle of Seclusion, New York, 1973, pp. 83, 176, illustrated
Patricia Allderidge, The Late Richard Dadd, 1817-1886, exh. cat., Tate Gallery, London, 1974, p. 96-7, no. 129, illustrated p. 96
Louise Lippincott, "Murder and the Fine Arts; or, a Reassessment of Richard Dadd," The J. Paul Getty Museum Journal, Malibu, 1988, vol. 16, p. 83
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