John Haynes Williams (British, 1836-1908)
Milkman of Salamanca
Signed, dated, and inscribed "Haynes Williams 1878/Salamanca" l.r., titled on an unattributed label affixed to the stretcher.
Oil on canvas, 21 5/8 x 30 1/2 in. (55.0 x 70.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Paint losses along lower edge, subtle canvas rippling, varnish discoloration, surface grime.
Provenance: A private Kansas collection; Mauricio Art Collection, New York.
Literature: The Magazine of Art, Vol. I, Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., London, Paris & New York, 1881, "The Artist in Spain," illustrated p. 28 (gravure); Brown, Robert, The Peoples of the World (London: Cassell and Company, Ltd., 1900), illustrated p. 97 (gravure).
N.B. Photocopies of the illustrations cited above accompany the lot.
Framed dimensions are 29 x 37 3/4 x 2 1/2 inches overall.
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