Catalogue No. 91
The Sleeping Gladiator

Artist: Etty, William RA
The Sleeping Gladiator

1787-1849
Oil on Canvas 26½ x 19½ ins

Collection Details
Reputedly Henry Burton, but according to Farr (infra) this is questionable.  It was owned by the Gabriel family, and was sold by Thomas Gabriel at Sotheby’s, 15 July 1964, lot 66: bought by Agnew, from whom it was acquired by the Faringdon Trustees.

Literature
D Farr, Etty, 1958, p.177, No.251.

Dated
c.1840 by Farr.