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John William Waterhouse R.I. - The Siren

John William Waterhouse R.I. - The Siren-

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork:
John William Waterhouse R.I. - The Siren
Size:
81 x 53 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Marks
Signed l.r.: JW Waterhouse
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Sold on behalf of the artist by Agnew's, London on 1 February 1901 to James Gresham of Woodheys Park in Ashton-on-Mersey, with whom it remained until his death in 1914; Sold by Gresham's executors, Christie's, London, 12 July 1917, lot 132 and purchased by Gooden & Fox, London on behalf of William Hesketh Lever, Lord Leverhulme of The Hill, Hampstead and Thornton Manor, Merseyside; Transferred to the Lady Lever Art Gallery, by whom sold Christie's, 6 June 1958, lot 167, purchased 'Goldschmidt'; D'Offay-Couper Gallery, London by whom sold to M. Bertonati in 1970; Sotheby's, London, 26 November 1985, lot 55, where purchased by Seymour Stein
Exhibition History :
Milan, Galleria del Levante, Simbolismo & Art Nouveau, 1969, no.17; Baden-Baden, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Praraffaeliten, 1974, no.186; Groniger Museum, London, Royal Academy and Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, J.W. Waterhouse -The Modern Pre-Raphaelite, 2008-2010, no.39

Sotheby’s London

Date:
2018-07-12
Lot Number :
12
Low Estimate :
$1,309,980[+226%]*
High Estimate :
$1,964,960[+118%]*
Hammer Price :
$4,275,464
Sold For :
$5,024,806*