Full Details for Lot 435

Sale B172 Lot 435

After Sir John Everett Millais, P.R.A.
(British, 1829-1896)

"Bubbles, or a Child's World", fourth quarter 19th century

oil on canvas
unsigned.
Presented in an antique gessoed and giltwood frame.
30" x 25"

Notes: The work presented here is after the 1886 painting of the artist's grandson Sir William Milbourne James (later Admiral) now conserved on loan at the Lady Lever Art Gallery, Liverpool. The painting, and its copyright, had been acquired by the owner of the Pears Soap Company, and it was replicated in an extensive, and highly successful and popular, series of advertisements.

Estimate $ 800-1,200

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