The Laurel Wreath

Anthony Frederick Augustus Sandys (1829-1904)

Signed, indistinctly inscribed and dated 1902

Coloured chalks on pale blue paper

30 1/2 x 22 inches, 77.5 x 56 centimetres

Provenance: Sir William Orpen (probably purchased directly from the Sandys family); his estate sale: Christie's London, 13 July 1934 (unsold); Christie's London, 5 April, 1937 (estate of Sir William Orpen); Walker; I S. Maas & Co Ltd, London 1962; Mrs. Stead-Ellis to 2000.

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