Lot 1072
 

1072

Robert Farrier
British, 1796-1879
Floretta
Signed Robt Farrier (lr); Inscribed Floretta/Painted by Robt Farrier 1842/Exhibited at the Royal Academy 1842 on the reverse
Oil on panel
23 3/4 x 18 1/2 inches (60.4 x 47 cm)
Private collection, New JerseyExhibition:
London, Royal Academy, 74th Exhibition, 1842, no. 492, cat. p. 26.
The entry for this painting in the 1842 Royal Academy Exhibition catalogue is accompanied by the following unattributed poem, possibly by the artist himself:
The broken moonbeam on the ripple plays;
And many a cheerful burst of laughter rings
Thro' the still ev'ning air, from jocund swains
And village maidens blythe. Their simple revels
How shall she join?--she slighted and alone?
Swells the void heart and gently rise the tears,
As, conscious of neglect and blank'd affection
She views the happy pairs.

Estimated at $2,000 - $4,000

 

Robert Farrier
British, 1796-1879
Floretta
Signed Robt Farrier (lr); Inscribed Floretta/Painted by Robt Farrier 1842/Exhibited at the Royal Academy 1842 on the reverse
Oil on panel
23 3/4 x 18 1/2 inches (60.4 x 47 cm)
Private collection, New JerseyExhibition:
London, Royal Academy, 74th Exhibition, 1842, no. 492, cat. p. 26.
The entry for this painting in the 1842 Royal Academy Exhibition catalogue is accompanied by the following unattributed poem, possibly by the artist himself:
The broken moonbeam on the ripple plays;
And many a cheerful burst of laughter rings
Thro' the still ev'ning air, from jocund swains
And village maidens blythe. Their simple revels
How shall she join?--she slighted and alone?
Swells the void heart and gently rise the tears,
As, conscious of neglect and blank'd affection
She views the happy pairs.

Frame abrasion with some touches of restoration around the edges. Generally in very good condition. There is a touch of restoration near the lower left corner; shadows on the fence reinforced. Some of the darker lines of the buildings reinforced.

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