Edward John POYNTER (Paris 1836 - London 1919)
Flowers in an Eastern Vase Sold
Watercolour, gouache and pencil. Signed with the artist’s monogram EJP and dated 1864 at the lower right.257 x 487 mm. (9 7/8 x 19 1/8 in.) [image]287 x 504 mm. (11 1/4 x 19 7/8 in.) [sheet]ACQUIRED BY THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART, WASHINGTON, D.C.ENQUIRE
Still life subjects are extremely rare in Poynter's oeuvre. Dated 1864, this is a relatively early work by the artist.
Anonymous sale, London, Sotheby’s, 27 June 2006, lot 25Louis and Linda Byron, Tucson, ArizonaThence by descent until 2013.