John Roddam Spencer Stanhope
A Design for the Reredos at Holy Trinity Church, Florence.
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.)
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
For the catalogue note on this work, click here.