A Scene at the Mitre: Dr Johnson, Boswell, Goldsmith (1857)

Copy of 'A Scene at the Mitre' by Eyre Crowe (1857), published in The Bookman, September 1909

Copy of 'A Scene at the Mitre' by Eyre Crowe (1857), published in The Bookman, September 1909

Medium: oil

Exhibited: Royal Academy, 1857

It is not known who first purchased this picture, but it was bought in by Christie’s auction house from Hayward and Leggatt on 7 December 1864 for £38 17s 0d. It was then sold to John Knowles. It was auctioned again by Christie’s on 7 April 1865, and sold to the art dealers Messrs Agnew for engraving purposes for £79 9s 0d.

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