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49 | Centuries Collection of British Fine Art

Sun, May 15, 2022 03:00PM EDT
Lot 200


Estimate: $12,500 - $18,750

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Year: 19th Century
Size: 90" x 70"
Medium: Oil
Description: Huge 19th Century Classical scene of the founding of Durham by Saint Cuthbert, oil on canvas by Robert Spence. Excellent quality and grand scale pre-Raphaelite movement depiction of Saint Cuthbert apparition that legend has it led to the birth of Durham. Excellent provenance, signed with various levels verso. Framed. Measurements: 90" x 70" framed approx. Exhibited: London, Royal Academy, 1902, no. 674.
Provenance: The Dean and Chapter of Durham Cathedral. (label on strecher verso). With The Fine Art Society, London. (label on strecher verso). Private collection, UK.


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