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Friday, September 9, 2011

Anderson, Sophie Gengembre


No Walk Today
1856
oil on canvas
39 x 50 cm (15,4 x 19,5 inches)
Private collection

Sophie Gengembre Anderson (1823 – 1903) was a French-born British artist.
Her genre was women and children mostly in rural settings. Her botanical work was said to be some of the best of her day.
A world record price for her work of more than £1 million was achieved by No Walk Today at Sotheby's in London in November 2008.