Sir Edward John Poynter, Bt., P.R.A., R.W.S.
BEWARE, TRUST HER NOT, SHE IS FOOLING THEE
signed with monogram and dated 1865 l.r. and signed and indistinctly inscribed on the reverse; No.2 Bloomsbury/ Edward J. Poynter
watercolour with pencil and gum arabic
52 by 37cm., 21 by 14½in.
Charles Nicholls & Son, Manchester;
Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers, Copenhagen, 27 February 1996, lot 239;
Christie's, London, 7 June 1996, lot 559, where purchased by the present owner