Lot 17


EDMOND THOMAS PARRIS (1793-1873), BRITISH
QUEEN BERTHA (OF KENT) WIFE OF ETHELBERT EDUCATING HER CHILDREN (
EADBALD AND ETHELBURGA), 1857

Oil on panel signed and dated 1857 to the post lower right, titled “Queen Bertha wife of Ethelbert Educating Her Children” and numbered “No. 2” to an old handwritten pen and ink card further inscribed with a passage from Rapins History of England: “To Bertha undeviating faith in Christ and Her education in Christianity. Eadbald and her daughter Ethelburga, are mainly to be attributed the rapid and effectual conversion of the Idolatrous Saxons to the sacred truths of Christianity” mounted to the verso

18 x 13.75 in — 45.7 x 34.9 cm

Provenance:
Family of the artist
Mrs. Mason (nee Amy Claudet), the artist’s niece
Presented this work to as inscribed: “Mary Scott in memory of her Aunt, Miss Mary Ann Parris, daughter of the artist” to an old handwritten pen and ink label, indistinctly dated 1904 verso
Britnell Art Galleries, Richmond Hill & Toronto
The Estate of Doreen Britnell, Richmond Hill, Ontario

Estimate: $3,000—5,000


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$3,000

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