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IMPORTANT ART FROM THE JOHN SCHAEFFER AO COLLECTION

JAMES COLLINSON
1825-1881

For Sale (1857)

Estimate $35,000 - $45,000

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IMPORTANT ART FROM THE JOHN SCHAEFFER AO COLLECTION

JAMES COLLINSON

1825-1881
For Sale (1857)

oil on canvas
signed 'James Collinson' lower right
36.6 x 31.5 cm

Provenance

Private Collection
Christie's, London, 13 October 1978, lot 88, 'The Empty Purse' illustrated
Private Collection, acquired from the above
Sotheby's, London, 18 June 1985, lot 19, illustrated
Private Collection, acquired from the above
Victorian Pictures including Works by Burne-Jones and His Circle, Sotheby's, London, 11 November 1998, lot 171, 'The Bazaar', illustrated
Forbes Magazine Collection, New York, acquired from the above
The Forbes Collection of Victorian Pictures and Works of Art, Christie's, London, 20 February 2003, lot 98, illustrated
Mr John Schaeffer AO, Sydney, acquired from the above

Exhibited

The Defining Moment: Victorian Narrative Painting from the Forbes Magazine Collection, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, North Carolina, 15 January – 2 April 2000; Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, Tennesee, 12 May – 6 August 2000; Delaware Art Museum, Willmington, 7 September 2000 – 7 January 2001; Tampa Art Museum, Florida, 27 January – 22 April 2001; Forbes Magazine Galleries, New York, 2 May – 30 June 2001; Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum, Bournemouth, 28 July – 11 November 2001, no. 9
Masterworks of Victorian Art from the Collection of John H. Schaeffer, Brigham Young University Museum of Art, Provo, Utah, 15 February – 16 August 2008
The John H. Schaeffer Collection of Victorian and European Art, Springvillee Museum of Art, Springville, Utah, 26 August 2009 – 28 February 2010
Victorian Visions: Nineteenth Century Art from the John Schaeffer Collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 20 May – 29 August 2010, no. 5, illustrated

Literature

Ronald Parkinson, 'James Collinson', in Leslie Parris (ed.), Pre-Raphaelite Papers, Tate Gallery, London, 1984, p. 74
Richard Beresford, Victorian Visions: Nineteenth Century Art from the John Schaeffer Collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, pp. 38, 39 (illustrated)

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Brett Ballard

Brett Ballard

Senior Specialist

Australian & International Art
Sydney
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Liza Hallam

Liza Hallam

Administrator

Australian & International Art
Melbourne
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Important Art from The John Schaeffer AO Collection

AU0824  |  29 Apr 2018  |  Sydney
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