William Dyce - Neptune Resigning To Britannia The Empire Of The Sea, A Scheme For A Fresco At Osborne House
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Artwork: William Dyce - Neptune Resigning To Britannia The Empire Of The Sea, A Scheme For A Fresco At Osborne House
Size: 32 x 49 cm
Medium: Oil on paper laid down on board
Creation year: 1847
Marks: Titled, signed and inscribed on the backboard: Neptune Resigning to Britannia the Empire of the Sea/ W. Dyce. 1847./ Sketch for the Fresco at Osborne
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Presented by Prince Albert to H.M. Queen Victoria in 1847; Windsor castle Inventory, 1872, no.647 'Queen's Personal Property'; Thence to Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught; Thence to Princess Victoria Patricia, Lady Ramsay of Ribsden Holt, Windlesham, Surrey; Her sale Christie's, London, 26 July 1974, no.252; Thomas Agnew & Sons, London; The Forbes Magazine Collection, from whom sold by The Fine Arts Society, London
Exhibition history: Royal Academy, 1847, no.42; Aberdeen Art Gallery and London, Thomas Agnew & Sons, William Dyce, RA (1806-1864), 1964, no.25; Ottawa, National Gallery of Art, Victorian Artists in England, 1965, no.30; New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art and American tour, The Royal Academy (1837-1901) Revisited - Victorian Paintings from the Forbes Magazine Collection, 1975-6,no.11

Sotheby's London

Date: 2018-07-12
Lot Number: 37
Low Estimate: $91698 [+0%]
High Estimate: $130998 [-30%]
Hammer Price: $91698
Sold For: $114623