James Archer, R.S.A.


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



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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Archer- A Hidden Sorrow