This picture had been lost from public view for almost a century before its appearance at Christie's.

It is influenced by the work of the Pre-Raphaelites both in its Shakespearian subject-matter and in its execution.


John Knowles; James Brand; Christie's, 1894; bought by Bonsor; recalled by Sir Bryan Bonsor as being in his aunt's house before World War II; Christie's, 1989 as 'Follower of John S.Clifton'; Susan Hamlyn.

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