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James Archer, R.S.A.

1823-1904

A Hidden Sorrow

Oil on canvas

23 ½ x 20 ½ in.

(59.7 x 52 cm.)

“But a trouble weigh’d upon her,

                 And perplex’d her night and morn,

            With burden of an honour,

                  Unto which she was not born.”

                                Tennyson’s ‘Lord of Burleigh

 

Provenance:

By descent in the family of the artist;

Miss Archer;

Christie’s, 13 February 1905, lot 142 (3gns to M.[?] ph.)

 

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