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.


Martin Beisly Fine Art

6 Ryder Street, St James’s, London, SW1Y 6QB

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