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DAY & FABER master drawings

    William Holman Hunt (London 1827 - 1910 London)

    waterwheel and carpentry tools studies for the "Shadow of Death" (1870 – 73)

    Description:

    pencil, pen and brown ink, heightened with white on blue paper 343 x 235 mm on a mount made for the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

    Provenance:

    By descent in the artist’s family to Mrs Elizabeth Burt
    Sotheby's London, October 10, 1985, lot 53 (repr.), £528
    Private collection
    Sotheby’s London, July 10, 1995, lot 248
    Simon Taylor, London

    Literature

    J. Bronkhurst, "William Holman Hunt: A Catalogue Raisonné", Volume II, [New Haven and London, 2006], p. 144, no. 278

    Exhibitions

    Oxford, Ashmolean Museum, on long-term loan 1965-1985;
    Liverpool, Walker Art Gallery, and London, Victoria and Albert Museum, William Holman Hunt, 1969, no. 219

    waterwheel and carpentry tools studies for the "Shadow of Death" (1870 – 73)