Fine Prints & Photography

April 06 - 11, 2019

Online Auction
LOT 185
SIR WILLIAM RUSSELL FLINT (1880-1969)
  • SIR WILLIAM RUSSELL FLINT (1880-1969)
  • SIR WILLIAM RUSSELL FLINT (1880-1969)
  • SIR WILLIAM RUSSELL FLINT (1880-1969)

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SIR WILLIAM RUSSELL FLINT (1880-1969), Scottish

DANAE, 1930 [WRIGHT, 37]

Drypoint etching; signed in the plate lower right, signed and inscribed "VII" in sepia ink to margin. Published in an edition of 75.
Plate 4.9 x 6.8 in — 12.4 x 17.3 cm

Estimate $300-$500

Realised: $300
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

"Danae, (All Open to the Stars)" depicts the daughter of Akrisios, King of Argos, receiving a shower of gold descending to her from the God Zeus who impregnated her. Afterwards, she gave birth to Perseus.

Provenance:

Private Collection, Westmount, Quebec