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WAG 6559

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This work was painted after 1856 when the artist moved to Stoke Newington in London. There is an oil version with the same title painted in 1867/68, which was included in the catalogue for "Victorian Painting" exhibited in 1977 by the Fine Art Society. Born in Yorkshire, James Smetham was an English painter who was associated with Pre-Raphaelite painters, especially Dante Gabriel Rossetti.