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  Anna Lea Merritt   (1844-1930)

 
  OPHELIA, 1880. Signed, dated, and inscribed in the margin "pinxit et aqua fortis." This is a portrait of the great English actress in the Shakespearean role of Ophelia. Merritt was a Philadelphian but went to Europe to study, married there, and spent the rest of her long and successful career as a painter and etcher in England. This is printed on satin and in very fine condition.
 
 
  Etching, 9 x 7 inches. $200.
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