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John William Waterhouse
(1849-1917)
John william waterhouse, "the rescue".
John william waterhouse, "the rescue".
John william waterhouse, "the rescue".
John william waterhouse, "the rescue".
John william waterhouse, "the rescue".
John william waterhouse, "the rescue".
John william waterhouse, "the rescue".
John william waterhouse, "the rescue".
John william waterhouse, "the rescue".
John william waterhouse, "the rescue".
John william waterhouse, "the rescue".
John william waterhouse, "the rescue".

"The Rescue"

Signed J.W. Waterhouse. Executed circa 1890. Oil on canvas 100 x 67 cm.

Droit de suite: No
Estimate: 

2 000 000 - 2 500 000 SEK

185 529 - 231 911 EUR

Hammer price: 
3 800 000 SEK
Provenance

Christie's, London, July 4, 1891, to Wyatt, 150 gns. ; Christie's, London, November 12, 1943, lot 66 (?), for Wallis & Son to de Casseres, 105 gns. ; unknown Art and Antiques Dealer, Gothenburg, Sweden; private collection, Gothenburg (acquired from the above mentioned dealer around 1960); by descent.

Literature

Anthony Hobson, "The Art and Life of J W WATERHOUSE RA 1849-1917", 1980, listed in the catalogue p. 184 under no. 89 (" 'The Rescue', c 1890 38 x 25 in [97 x 64 cm]" ) and p. 196 ("Undated Paintings") under no. 298 (" 'The Rescue' 38 x 25 in [97 x 64 cm] ).

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