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ANON. Circa 1780. Head of a boy. Oil on panel. Panel: 15x12.5 inches. Oval window: 13.5x11.5 inches. Framed: 21.5x19 inches.
‘Shadows on the Wall / Ellison Place. Newcastle. 20 December / 1862’.
Pencil silhouettes of (recto) ‘H.W’ (Captain Weatherly, Mayor of Newcastle and Chairman of the School of Design) ‘Miss B’ (Miss Alice Boyd) ‘W.B.S’ (William Bell Scott) ‘A.C.S’ (Algernon Charles Swinburne) and ‘D.G.R’ (Dante Gabriel Rossetti) Verso: ‘D. G. R.’ ‘Miss B’ ‘A.G.S’ and ‘J.A’ (James Allen (?).
Rossetti was staying at the home of William Bell Scott in Newcastle upon Tyne on 20th December 1962 and drew a portrait of Scott’s mistress Miss Alice Boyd of Penkill Castle that day.
Provenance: Alice Boyd of Penkill Castle. Evelyn M Courtney-Boyd Bought 1967 by M. Cayton-Stamm and by descent to the previous owner.
19x20. Framed: 21x22.5 inches.
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