Briton Riviere, RA (British 1840-1920)  War Time 110.5 x 126 cm. (43 1/2 x 49 1/2 in.)
Lot 74
Briton Riviere, RA (British 1840-1920) War Time 110.5 x 126 cm. (43 1/2 x 49 1/2 in.)
Sold for £86,240 (US$ 144,953) inc. premium
Auction Details
Briton Riviere, RA (British 1840-1920)  War Time 110.5 x 126 cm. (43 1/2 x 49 1/2 in.)
Lot Details
Briton Riviere, RA (British 1840-1920)
War Time "Over valley and wold
Wherever I turn my head
There's a mildew and a mould,
The sun's going out overhead,
And I'm very old,
And Tommy's dead"
(Sydney Dobell)
signed and dated 'Briton Riviere/1874' (lower right), also inscribed on old labels on reverse
oil on canvas
110.5 x 126 cm. (43 1/2 x 49 1/2 in.)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    The property of Edward North Buxton, Esq., of Knighton, Buckhurst Hill, Christie's, March 10th, 1916, lot 93

    Exhibited:
    Royal Academy, 1875, no. 89
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