An image of The three sisters of Phaethon weeping over the tomb of their brother

Francis Danby

(Ireland, England 16 Nov 1793 – 09 Feb 1861)

The three sisters of Phaethon weeping over the tomb of their brother

Location
Not on display
Year
1841-1845
Media
Painting
Medium
oil on canvas
Dimensions
63.5 x 91.6 cm stretcher; 76.0 x 104.0 x 7.5 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed and dated on rock l.r, red paint "F DANBY 1845". Signed u.r., pen and ink "...Fr Danby ARA".
Credit
Purchased 1970
Accession number
31.1971
Provenance
Christie's London, 14 Apr 1860, London/England, lot no. 97
Charlotte Frank, 1969-24 Jul 1970, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Charlotte Frank 1970. In the collection of Charlotte Frank by 1969.