Martin Beisly Fine Art

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John Roddam Spencer Stanhope

1829-1908

A Design for the Reredos at Holy Trinity Church, Florence.

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A Design for the Reredos at Holy Trinity Church, Florence, including: The Crucifixion; The Annunciation; four Old Testament Prophets; and eight Angels

Pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour heightened with touches of white and gold, on paper, fourteen watercolours in an elaborate gilt-mahogany Gothic Revival frame by Bertini of Florence

20½ x 10 in.

(52 x 25.4 cm.); and smaller;

The frame overall

54 ½ x 33 7/8 in.

(138.5 x 85.9 cm.)

c.1890s

Provenance

Bequeathed by the artist to his stepdaughter, Mrs Mure.

Given by her in 1936 to Christ Church, Esher, Surrey, where it was displayed in the Lady Chapel.

Esher Parish Church Council, sold Christies London, 2016

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