European Art
Artist: George Frederick Watts, British, 1817–1904

Love and Death

1877–87

Oil on canvas

251.46 x 119.38 cm (99 x 47 in.) framed: 274.32 x 142.88 cm (108 x 56 1/4 in.)
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Alfonso Costa, parents of Joseph Costa, B.A. 2008, and Alfonso Costa, Jr., B.A. 2011
2017.58.1
Culture: 
British
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Private Collection (and sold, Sotheby Parke-Bernet, New York, October 28, 1982, lot 88); Private Collection (and sold, Sotheby's, New York, May 23, 1997, lot 152, illustrated); Acquired at the above sale by the present owner; Sale, Nineteenth Century European Art, Sotheby’s, New York, November 8, 2012, lot 75 (unsold)

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2016–June 30, 2017,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2017.pdf (accessed December 1, 2017).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.