Charles William Wyllie, R.B.A. (British, 1859-1923) The dying giant, the mighty fallen
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Charles William Wyllie, R.B.A. (British, 1859-1923) The dying giant, the mighty fallen
Sold for £27,500 (US$ 46,222) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Charles William Wyllie, R.B.A. (British, 1859-1923)
The dying giant, the mighty fallen
signed and dated 'Charlie W. Wyllie/1885' (lower left)
oil on canvas
76.5 x 142cm (30 1/8 x 55 7/8in).

Footnotes

  • EXHIBITED:
    London, Royal Academy, 1885, no. 64 as A dying giant. How are the mighty fallen, and the weapons of war perished.

    It is possible that this painting represents the shipbreakers yard of Castle and Beech, established at Charlton in 1856, which had the contract to break up numerous Navel warships.
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