William Blake Richmond (English, 1842-1921), oil on canvas painting titled "Portrait of Henry Dawson Greene of Slyne and Whittington Hall"
W.B. Richmond's oil on canvas painting fabulously depicts a classical genre style work of art.
The painted presents a young girl wearing a voluminous dress, can be seen in a recumbent position, layed down across the wild grass in a restful pose, playing with a small bouquet of freshly picked wildflowers.
The young girl is painted with a charming brown dog, whom can be seen also in a recumbent position at the child's feet. The dog is a wonderful addition to the visual image and can be seen to represent virtues includin: patience, compassion and faithfulness.
Provenance: Sotheby's London, VICTORIAN PICTURES SALE, 03 Nov 1993, Lot # 244.
Estimate: $18,480 - $27,720 (£ 12,000 - £ 18,000)
Hammer price: $26,782 (£ 17,391 ) / Price including buyer's premium: $ 30,800 (£ 20,000 )
Condition: Frame exhibits age related cracks and minor losses. See lot images as they are considered part of the condition report.
28 1/2" H x 47" W, sight
38" H x 56" W x 2 1/2" D, frame
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