There Was Never Saint So Highly Rapt Who First or Last Was Not Tempted

John Liston Byam Shaw (1872−1919)

Graphite, India ink, and watercolor on thinboard

214 x 144 mm (8 7/16 x 5 11/16 inches)

Provenance: the three illustrations for Golden Thoughts from Thomas a Kempis [including Private Affection Bereaves Us Easily of True Judgment and Esteem Not Thyself Better Than Others Lest in the Sight of God Thou Be Accounted Worse Than They] bought together as part of Lot 843, Rosebery's, 8th June 2010.

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