SIR JOHN EVERETT MILLAIS, P.R.A.
signed with monogram l.r.
watercolour with pencil
9 by 15cm., 3½ by 6in.
The sheet is undulating slightly but this is only visible upon close inspection. There are small areas of isolated foxing in the right side of the sea. Unexamined out of the frame.
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The collection of Harold Hartley;
Chris Beetles Gallery, London, where purchased by the present owner, July 2015
London, Chris Beetles Gallery, The Long Nineteenth Century: Treasures and Pleasures, March - April 2014, no.107
Williams Buchanan, 'Sir Tristrem', published in, Once a Week, 22 March 1862, p.350;
Ann Howley and Stephen Ray Reimer, A Bibliography of Modern Arthuriana (1500-2000), Cambridge, 2006, p.48