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Lot 1010Frederick James Shields
British, 1833-1911
With Drooping Lids Veiling Her Clear Sweet Eyes...
Inscribed on an old label affixed to the backing No 1 -/"With drooping lids/Veiling her clear sweet eyes/And heavy fall/Of golden hair unfilleted"/Fredk. J. Shields/Cornbrook Park/Manchester
Tempera and watercolor on paper
12 1/2 x 15 5/8 inches (31.8 x 39.7 cm)

Charles Nicholls & Son, Manchester (possibly)

Sold for $5,355
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Few small tears at bottom corners at edges; wear and rubbing along the edges; with few small losses; adhered along the edges to panel (most likely done by the artist); paper buckled on the panel.

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