Sir David Wilkie

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Sir David Wilkie
1785-1841
Copy after Michelangelo's Libyan Sibyl, Sistine Chapel
Watercolor over red, black, and some white chalk, on light brown wove paper mounted on pasteboard.
12 1/2 x 16 11/16 inches (544 x 422 mm)
Gift of Stephen Spector.
1977.32

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Inscription: 

Inscribed in pencil on back of pasteboard mount, "Alfred Stevens".

Provenance: 
Possibly Alfred Stevens; sale, London, Christie's, 6 June 1972, part of lot 141; Stephen Spector.
Bibliography: 

Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Eighteenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1975-1977. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1978, p. 296.

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Watermark: none visible through pasteboard mount.

Associated names: 

Stevens, Alfred, former owner.
Spector, Stephen, 1946-, former owner.

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