International Art

December 01 - 06, 2018

Online Auction
LOT 802
Lady Diana Beauclerk (1734-1808)
  • Lady Diana Beauclerk (1734-1808)
  • Lady Diana Beauclerk (1734-1808)
  • Lady Diana Beauclerk (1734-1808)
  • Lady Diana Beauclerk (1734-1808)
  • Lady Diana Beauclerk (1734-1808)


Lady Diana Beauclerk (1734-1808), British


Pencil and watercolour on brown tinted paper; signed with initials lower right

Together with the book: Mrs. Steuart Erskine, “Lady Diana Beauclerk: Her Life and Work”. Published by T. Fisher Unwin, London in 1903. Burgundy hardcover with gilt lettered cover, ex-libris Stanhope Shelton bookplate inside front cover

Sheet/ Book 9.375 x 7.625 in — 22.2 x 18.4 cm; 13 x 10 x 2 in — 33 x 25.4 x 5.1 cm

Estimate $1,000-$1,500

Realised: $660
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?


“Bacchanals” is reproduced in colour on the frontispiece of the accompanying book of Beauclerk’s complete works. The tissue guard has printed text along the bottom edge that provides the original title “Bacchanals” and text that confirms the Colonel Lascelles provenance.


Colonel Lascelles (Woolbeding Library), his collection with printed provenance to the frontispiece tissue guard (the watercolour), “Bacchnals” reproduced on the frontispiece of the book included in the lot;
Ex. Collection Mrs. Henry Lascelles;
Duke of St. Albans;
Stanhope Shelton Limited, Suffolk, UK, the watercolour and the book with Ex-libris bookplate of Stanhope Shelton mounted on the inside front opening page;
From whom purchased by the Private Collection, Hamilton, Ontario in 1978