European & British Paintings Day Auction

European & British Paintings Day Auction

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Property from a Canadian Private Collection

Arthur Hughes

The Lady of Shalott

Auction Closed

July 4, 02:11 PM GMT

Estimate

100,000 - 150,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property from a Canadian Private Collection


Arthur Hughes

British

1832 - 1915

The Lady of Shalott


signed and dated ARTHUR. HUGHES. 1873. lower left

oil on canvas

Unframed: 95.5 by 160cm., 37½ by 63in.

Framed: 126 by 191cm., 49½ by 75in.

Purchased from the Royal Academy exhibition in 1873 by George Trist for 250gns.

His sale, Christie's, London, 1 May 1886, lot 141 bought for 54gns. by 'Nathan'

Fine Art Society, London, by 1909

A. Spencer (his sale: Christie's, 18 July 1919, lot 82)

Sale: Christie's, 17 December 1937, lot 111

Sale: Christie's, London, 2 June 1950, lot 40 bought for 30gns by Agnew's

St. Austel Hotel, Cornwall, by 1962

Sale: Sotheby's, London, 7 July 1965, lot 114 bought by 'Jarrett'

Sale: Sotheby's, London, 13 July 1966, lot 115 bought by 'Treharne'

Sale: Sotheby's, London, 18 June 1969, lot 79 bought by the Fine Art Society, London with whom it remained until 1973 when sold to a private collector

Julian Hartnoll, London from whom bought 15 June 1979 by the Fine Art Society, London from whom bought by a private collector

Sale: Christie's, London, 16 October 1981, lot 34

Acquired at the above sale by the present owners

Athenaeum, 18 January 1873, p. 89

Athenaeum, 3 May 1873, p. 569

Athenaeum, 31 May 1873, p. 700

Tablet, 14 June 1873, p.7

Art Journal, 1873, p.237

The Times, 26 June 1873, p. 5

Clara Erskine Clement and Laurence Hutton, Artists of the Nineteenth Century and their Works, 1884, vol. I, p.371

Robin Gibson, 'Arthur Hughes: Arthurian and Related Subjects of the 1860s', Burlington Magazine, July 1970, p. 452

Richard D. Altick, Paintings from Books: Art and Literature in Britain, 1760-1900, 1985, p. 451

Debra N. Mancoff, The Arthurian Revival in Victorian Art, 1990, p. 177 illustrated plate 55

Leonard Roberts, Arthur Hughes - His Life and Works, 1997, pp. 28, 181 cat.no. 121 illustrated p. 96, plate 69

Jim Cheshire (ed.), Tennyson Transformed - Alfred Lord Tennyson and Visual Culture, 2009, p.55

London, Royal Academy, 1873, no. 949

London, Fine Art Society, 1909, no. 63A

Toronto, Art Gallery of Ontario, The Sacred and Profane in Symbolist Art, 1969

London, Fine Art Society, Aspects of Victorian Art, 1971, no. 75