Thursday, June 9, 2011

Arts & Crafts, including the Aesthetic Movement - Lot 357

A very nice auction from Woolley and Wallis. Some lovely pottery and some tiles, including by de Morgan, I would personally love.

'La Castagnetta' an oil on canvas by Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882), framed image 41 x 38cm.

Bought from the artist by J Hamilton Trist in 1866 for £52. 10s
His sale, Christie's, London 9th April 1892, lot 106
Bought by his son H.H. Trist
thence by descent to Mrs H.H. Trist
Her sale, Christie's London 23rd April 1937, lot 91
G F Simms by 1955
Jerrold N. Moore by 1971
Newcastle, The Stone Gallery
Sotheby's 11th June 1993 lot 103a

H C Marillier Dante Gabriel Rossetti, An Illustrated Memorial of his Art and Life, 1899 page 143 catalogue number 180
Virginia Surtees The Paintings and Drawings of Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882), A Catalogue Raisonne, 1971, page 93 catalogue number 166.

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