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DAY & FABER master drawings

    James Smetham (Pateley Bridge 1821 - London 1899)

    Dante and Virgil in Vallombrosa

    Description:

    signed and dated: 1866 (bottom right)
    watercolour heightened with white
    266 x 393 mm

    Provenance:

    Sotheby’s, 5 November 1974, lot 41
    Christie’s, 18 October 1977, lot 205
    Maas Gallery, 19 June – 2 July 2017, cat. 37

    Literature

    Casteras, Susan, James Smetham: Artist, Author, Pre-Raphaelite Associate, 1994 [Aldershot, England: Scolar Press], p. 114, fig. 33

    Dante and Virgil in Vallombrosa