Screen

Panel from Screen attributed to William Eden Nesfield (1835-88) and made by James Forsyth (c. 1827-1910). This screen, as its inscription makes clear, was made in 1867 as a wedding present from James Forsyth to Richard Norman Shaw and his wife, Agnes. Forsyth's main activity was as a sculptor, particularly of monumental and decorative works. &mdas; Robin Spencer

References

The Aesthetic Movement and the Cult of Japan. London: The Fine Art Society, 1972. Catalogue number 298.

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