William Etty

Pluto Carrying off Proserpine

William Etty - Pluto Carrying off Proserpine

William Etty
Pluto Carrying off Proserpine
130.8 x 196.5 cm
Oil on canvas
Sale Christie's, London, 11 July 2018


Purchased from the artist for £350 by John Rushout, Lord Northwick, in 1839
with Pennell, from whom purchased by Joseph Gillott, October 1846
Joseph Gillott
sale, Christie's, London, 27 April 1872, nr. 263 (1,000 gns to Grant)
Baron Albert Grant
sale, Christie's, London, 28 April 1877, nr. 177 (710 gns to Rhodes)
John Rhodes
anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 27 March 1918, nr. 116 (10 gns to Coleman)
Colonel Fairfax Rhodes (?)
sale, Sotheby's, London, 11 July 1934, nr. 44 (£90 to Cooling Galleries)
with Cooling Galleries, London
Mrs J.R. Freeman
sale, Christie's, London, 24 July 1936, nr. 135 (36 gns to Vicars)
with Vicars Brothers, London
W.R. Fasey
sale, Christie's, London, 24 June 1949, nr. 150 (45 gns to Leger)
with Leger Galleries, London, until March 1955
Señor I. Oscar Herner, Gallerias Iturbidas, S.A., Mexico
anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 22 November 1967, nr. 68 (£2,500 to Leggatt)
The Hon. Bobby Wills
The Wills Collection
sale, Sotheby's, London, 5 July 2005, nr. 46, where purchased by the present owner
sale Christie's, London, 11 July 2018, nr. 109

Other works by William Etty

William Etty The Three Graces
The Three Graces

William Etty Perseus and Andromeda
Perseus and Andromeda

Attributed to William Etty Standing female nude
Standing female nude

William Etty Study for
Study for "Leda and the Swan"
c. 1840

Attributed to William Etty Reclining nude
Reclining nude