DOYLE (Richard):

The May Queen from In Fairyland, circa 1869.

An Original pencil and watercolor Study depicting the May Queen, her tresses being combed by Fairies and Elves. Measures 5-1/2 x 11 inches on larger paper, matted and framed.

Exhibited: Doyle Exhibition, National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin (#136); Exhibition of Victorian Fairy Paintings, J S Maas & Co., London, 6 March – 7 April, 1978 (#43).

Provenance: Michael Heseltine