A composition chosen by the sitter and derived from a portrait of Goethe by Tischbein.

Smith, a tourist in Italy, sits in the foreground amidst classical ruins while the city and hills rise in the distance. Signed and dated.

Provenance

Henry Sinclair, Dalky Lodge, Dublin; sold Christie's; bt. Agnew's; Charles Clarke by descent to Louis Clarke; J.Stephenson Clarke; Mrs K.A.J. Clarke (on loan to the Fitzwilliam from 1980).


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