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David Wilkie Wynfield (British, 1837-1887) Three Portraits of Victorian Artists, including William Holman Hunt, William Gale, and an Un

Auction:
2977B
Lot:
140
Sold for:
$738$600

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2977B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 27, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

David Wilkie Wynfield (British, 1837-1887)

Three Portraits of Victorian Artists, including William Holman Hunt, William Gale, and an Unidentified Man in Costume, c. 1860s. Unsigned. Albumen silver prints mounted to boards, image/sheet sizes 8 3/8 x 6 in. (21.3 x 15.3 cm), matted, unframed.
Condition: Yellowing, fading, mounts with discoloration and surface grime, several with scattered foxing.

Provenance: Property from the collection of Harvey Shipley Miller, proceeds to benefit the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Estimate $600-800

Mounts measure 21 x 15 1/2 in. (53.4 x 39.4 cm).


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

William Gale, Harvey Shipley Miller, Albumen print, David Wilkie Wynfield, Foxing, Holman, Visual arts, Wilkie

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