Lowell Libson & Jonny Yarker Ltd

  • Oil on unlined canvas
  • 19 × 16 inches · 490 × 410 mm
  • Signed and inscribed lower left: ‘Portrait of Arthur/ John Brett/ March 1859’
    Inscribed on the reverse: ‘Lt Colonel Arthur Brett as a young man Queens Bay... painted by his brother John Brett ARA


  • By descent in the artist's family to 2019;
  • Sotheby's, 10 December 2019, lot 2


  • Birmingham, Barber Institute of Fine Arts, London, The Fine Art Society and Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum, Objects of Affection - Pre-Raphaelite Portraits by John Brett, 2010, no.2.


  • Christiana Payne and Charles Brett, Objects of Affection - Pre-Raphaelite Portraits by John Brett, exh.cat, 2010, p.18-19, 44, reproduced p.45;
  • Christiana Payne and Charles Brett, John Brett Pre-Raphaelite Landscape Painter, Yale, 2010, p.205, no.306.

Private collection, USA