Maurice Sterne, ‘The Lady of Shalott’, 1899, Davis & Langdale Company, Inc.

The subject is taken from Alfred, Lord Tennyson's famous poem "The Lady of Shalott" of 1832; that, in turn, is based on the Arthurian legend of Elaine of Astolat.

Signature: Signed (at lower right): Maurice Sterne; dated and inscribed (on the back, in the artist's hand?): Exhibited at Black + White Club 1899 / Country [?] [illeg.] [illeg.] 1901 / LADY OF SHALLOTT [sic]

Ex coll: Mrs Edward Patterson; Davis Galleries, New York, 1972; to private collection, from 1972 until 2017

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