John Frederick Lewis, R.A.
STUDY OF A YOUNG NEAPOLITAN WOMAN IN ROME
signed and inscribed l.r.: Rome/ JF Lewis
pencil, black chalk and watercolour heightened with bodycolour
35.5 by 25cm., 14 by 10in.
Sir William Drake;
Charles Frederick Huth;
Christie's, London, 8th July 1895, lot 200 (as A Roman Peasant Girl, 6 gns to De Pass);
Deighton's Strand Gallery, London;
Christie's, London, 16th November 2006, lot 186;
Possibly Major General J.M. Lewis, John Frederick Lewis, R.A., 1805-1879, Leigh-on-Sea, 1978, p.78, no.329.