Two paintings at auction: ‘A Distant View of the Sabines’ and ‘The Lady in White.’ ‘Joan of Arc’ renamed ‘Faith’.

A NEW 'ATTRIBUTED' WORK, a landscape titled 'Distant View of the Sabines,' appeared at auction on 11 November and is now included on this website. The 1934 posthumous studio sale catalogue mentions "Lot 70. A Distant View of the Sabines. 22 x 19½ inches. Exhibited Huddersfield."  The size given is 20% smaller than that indicated …

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A possible ‘new’ painting by Annie – “Little Visitors,” 1883.

A newly identified painting by "Miss. Annie L. Robinson," or rather a Victorian copy of it, appeared on Ebay this week, entitled "Little Visitors." A web hunt identified the same images on a couple of other web sites (www.antiquestruffle.com, http://www.labrocante.ca).   The Ebay sale describes it as "Little Visitors, Annie L. Robinson - original antique …

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‘Un Putto’ sold in Scarborough and renamed ‘Half-portrait of a child with red hair.’

A work by Annie previously listed here as 'Un Putto,' the name used in a 1994 auction (www.artnet.com), appeared in Scarborough last week entitled 'Half-portrait of a child with red hair,' and fetched £1,700. I've renamed the image on this web site using the Scarborough auction title. The auction web page (www.davidduggleby.com) had excellent images of …

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St. Martin’s Summer and The Unrelenting Past (National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa).

Had a very pleasant phone conversation with a curator at The National Gallery of Canada, inquiring whether I could see the two Annie Swynnerton paintings they have there. The answer was yes, but not immediately. Currently everything in storage is inaccessible because of work being done in the cellers - I presume this means everything …

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