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FS36: Two Day Fine Art Sale

John Everett Millais [1829-1896] - Effie Dean

Auction Lot FS36/476

John Everett Millais [1829-1896] - Effie Dean - signed with a monogram and dated 1876 lower right watercolour heightened with white 36 x 30.5cm.

John Everett Millais [1829-1896] - Effie Dean (FS36/476) offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 3rd October 2017 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

John Everett Millais [1829-1896] - Effie Dean - signed with a monogram and dated 1876 lower right watercolour heightened with white 36 x 30.5cm.

Notes

Effie Dean is a character in Sir Walter Scott's novel the Heart of Midlothian Effie's sister, Jeanie Dean, was one of Scott's most celebrated women of 19th century fiction renowned for honesty, sincerity and a strong religious conviction. When Effie is wrongly convicted of murdering her own child, Jean makes her way from Scotland to London to find an audience with the Queen who she impresses with her eloquence and broad Scottish accent. The Queen agrees to intercede with the King, who agrees a pardon for the innocent Effie.

Provenance

With Thomas Agnew & Sons

Price Realised

£4,200

Department

Pictures

Fine Art Category

Portraits

Sale Information

FS36: Two Day Fine Art Sale
Tuesday, 3rd October 2017
Wednesday, 4th October 2017

Okehampton Street, Exeter

This lot will be sold after 2:30pm on Tuesday, 3rd October 2017 as part of the Oil Paintings, Watercolours, Drawings and Pictures section of the sale.

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