Lot 46
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JOHN FAED, R.S.A. | First Bloom of Youth (recto), Sketch for The Soldier's Return - Robert Burns (verso)

Estimate
8,000 - 12,000 GBP
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Description

  • John Faed
  • First Bloom of Youth (recto), Sketch for The Soldier's Return - Robert Burns (verso)
  • oil on board
  • 27 by 20.5cm., 10¾ by 8in.

Provenance

Sotheby's, Gleneagles, Olympia, Scottish and Sporting Pictures, 31 August 2005, lot 806

Exhibited

Probably Edinburgh, Royal Scottish Academy, 1858, no.340, exhibited as She Gazed, She reddened Like a Rose (vide The Soldier's Return)

Literature

Robert Burns, The Soldier's Return, Royal Association for the Promotion of Fine Arts in Scotland, 1857, Young Lovers was engraved by Lumb Stocks R.A., The Soldier's Return was engraved by Henry Lemon;
Mary McKerrow, The Faeds: A Biography, 1982, illustrated p.19 (Lumb Stocks' engraving of The Soldier's Return) p.146
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