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 black ink "...Fr Danby ARA".

Credit
Purchased 1970
Accession number
31.1971
Provenance
Jones & Cox, pre 14 Apr 1860
Christie's London, 14 Apr 1860, London/England, Offered by Jones & Cox at Christie's London, 14 Apr 1860, no 97 ('Three sisters weeping over the ashes of Phaeton'), but not sold.
R C Wilcox, pre 1939, By 1939. Consigned by him to Christie's, Jan 1939, but not entered in any sale.
Charlotte Frank, 1969-24 Jul 1970, London/England, In the collection of Charlotte Frank by 1969.
Frank Gallery, 1970, London/England, Purchased from the Frank Gallery, London, 1970.