Art Auction Lot Sold in Canada in 2021

Alfred Rankley (1819-1872) - The Dame’s Absence

Title - The Dame’s Absence (1857)

Materials - oil on canvas

Dimensions - 71.8 cms x 95.9 cms (28.25 ins x 37.75 ins)

Markings - Signed and dated 1857 and on verso titled on a label and inscribed "forewarn'd if little birds their pranks behold, 'twill whisper in her ear, and all the scene unfold"

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The Dame’s Absence by artist Alfred Rankley