A pencil study of a Bruges lady by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer R.A. (1802-1873)
A pencil study of a cottage girl seated on a low wall by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer R.A. (1802-1873). The reverse bears “Thos. Agnew & Sons Ltd” label “No. 24116” “London 43, Old Bond Street, Piccadilly, W”. Then a further typed label “Sir E. Landseer R.A. (1802-1873) “A Peasant Women Bruges” From a sketch-book”. Circa 1835 Landseer painted Louisa, Marchinoness of Abercorn (1812-1905) as a ‘cottage girl’ in similar attire. Peasant women were not an unfamiliar subject by Landseer there are several such drawings in The Royal Collection. English, circa 1830.
- Thomas Agnew and Sons No 24116
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