Sir William Blake Richmond, RA (British, 1842-1921)
A Pastoral - A Memory of the Valley of Sparta oil on canvas 90 x 150cm (35 7/16 x 59 1/16in).
PROVENANCE: Sale, Christie's, London, 20 April 1907, lot 81 Sale, Sotheby's, Castle Howard, Yorkshire, 11 November 1991, lot 602 Sale, Christie's, London, 13 November, 1992, lot 141 Private collection, UK
EXHBITED: London, Grosvenor Gallery, 1886, no. 168 London, New Gallery, The works of Sir William Blake Richmond, Winter 1900-1901, no. 190, as The Valley of the Eurotas
LITERATURE: Simon Reynolds, William Blake Richmond, An artist's Life 1842-1921, Wilby, 1995, p.163