John William Waterhouse R.A.


Phyllis and Demophoön

Oil on canvas


Signed J W Waterhouse and dated 1905 on pedestal at lower right

53 ½ x 36 in.

(136.5 x 91.5 cm.)



Bought from the artist by Henry William (‘Harry’) Henderson Esq and remaining with him until his death in 1931;

Anonymous sale; [H.W. Henderson ]; Christie’s, London, 11 May 1956, lot 88 (to Capt. R H H Saunders);
Anonymous sale; [Capt R H H Saunders]; Christie’s, London, 2 August 1956, lot 333 to ‘Dent’ (picture dealer), by whom sold on to the Paris art market, 1957,

where purchased by a private collector and by descent in the family until the present owner.

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