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IMPORTANT ART FROM THE JOHN SCHAEFFER AO COLLECTION

SIR EDWARD JOHN POYNTER, BT., P.R.A., R.W.S.
1836-1919

A Corner of the Market Place 1887

Estimate $450,000 - $650,000

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IMPORTANT ART FROM THE JOHN SCHAEFFER AO COLLECTION

SIR EDWARD JOHN POYNTER, BT., P.R.A., R.W.S.

1836-1919
A Corner of the Market Place 1887

oil on canvas
signed and dated '18EJP87' lower right
58 x 55.6 cm
frame: original, London

  • Lot Sold SOLD (Hammer Price)

Provenance

Sir Edward John Poynter, London
Mr James Hall Renton, London, acquired from the above
Mrs Alicia Ellen Renton, London, by descent from the above in 1895
Christie's, London, 30 April 1898, lot 105
Thomas Agnew & Sons, London (label verso), acquired from the above
Sir John Aird, 1st Baronet , London
Sir John Aird, 2nd Baronet, London, by descent from the above in 1911 Christie's, London, 3 May 1935, lot 88
H & P de Casseres, London, acquired from the above
Christie's, London, 7 July 1967, lot 113
Mr C.H. Wallis, acquired from the above
Private Collection, by descent from the above
Victorian, Pre-Raphaelite & British Impressionist Art, Sotheby's, London, 15 July 2015, lot 23, illustrated
Mr John Schaeffer AO, Sydney, acquired from the above

Exhibited

Grosvenor Gallery, 1887, no. 42
Glasgow Institute of Fine Art, 1888, no. 50
Victorian Painting, Sheffield City Art Galleries, Sheffield, September – November 1968, no. 121 (label verso)

Literature

Published as a large plate by the Berlin Photographic Company, London, 1887
Cosmo Monkhouse, 'Sir Edward J. Poynter, President of the Royal Academy, His Life & Work', special Easter edition of Art Annual, London, 1897, pp. 16, 22 (illustrated)
Cosmo Monkhouse, British Contemporary Artists, 1899, pp. 259, 260 (illustrated)
Christopher Wood, Olympian Dreamers: Victorian Classical Painters 1860-1914, Constable, London, 1985, pp. 144, 146 (illustrated)
Richard Jenkins, Dignity and Decadence: Victorian Art and the Classical Inheritance, Harper Collins, London, 1991, pp. 245, 247 (illustrated)

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Brett Ballard

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Liza Hallam

Liza Hallam

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Important Art from The John Schaeffer AO Collection

AU0824  |  29 Apr 2018  |  Sydney
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