A Child's Dream

A Child's Dream of Fairy Land

Richard Doyle

c. 1878

Watercolour on paper

Signed with monogram lower left

35.20 cm h x 28.50 cm w (13 3/4 in h x 11 in w)

Provenance Christie's 7 June 1886 under the title A Child's Dream of Fairy Tales, for fifteen guineas; sold to: Michael Williams; by descent to: Private collection; to 2005

Exhibition History Grosvenor Gallery, Winter Exhibition, January 1885, catalogue number 226

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