Size: 39 x 59 inches
Exhibited: Royal Academy, 1904
Original caption: ‘So now my summer task is ended, etc’
This painting was one of those remaining in Eyre Crowe’s possession at his death, and was sold for £5 15s 6d at an auction of his remaining works at Christie’s in London on 18 March 1911.
It was auctioned again by Christie’s on 20 November 2011 and again in 2012 (Lot 714). Its estimate was £800-£1,200, but it was not sold.
In 2012 it was auctioned by Bellman’s Auctioneers and Valuers, of Billinghurst, West Sussex (Lot 579).