David Roberts, RA (British, 1796-1864) Santa Fosci, Venice
Lot 107*
David Roberts, RA (British, 1796-1864) Santa Fosci, Venice
Sold for £20,400 (US$ 34,256) inc. premium
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David Roberts, RA (British, 1796-1864)
Santa Fosci, Venice
signed and dated 'David Roberts R A 1856' (lower left), inscribed with title (lower right)
oil on canvas
50 x 76cm (19 11/16 x 29 15/16in).

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Probably a gift to his daughter, Christine Bicknell, on her birthday;
    Henry Sanford Bicknell sale, Christie's 1881, lot 375;
    Either retained by family and left by H. M. Rait to Ellen Selfe (note in one of the family's HSB catalogues) or bought Agnew and sold to F. A. Beer; sold by him to Agnew & sold by Agnew to F. D. Reynolds; sold by F. D. Reynolds Christie's 15 July 1893, lot 11, bought Leggatt; sold by J. Taylor, Christie's 17 May 1918, lot 41, bought Arnor or Amos.

    Exhibited:
    Probably Agnew, Liverpool, 1881, no. 52.

    Literature:
    Probably Roberts's Record Book number 186; Ballantine, 1866, number 204 and p. 184.

    We are grateful to Krystyna Matyjaszkiewicz for her kind assistance in preparing this catalogue entry.
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