ESTIMATE 300,000 - 400,000 GBP, McLean's Gallery, London, 1888. Engraved by Robert Walker MacBeth and published by Thomas McLean in 1889
'Perhaps the deepest feeling of which he was capable appeared in the few pictures that he painted of actual winter. In his renderings of snow he displayed a degree of vigour that was peculiarly dramatic and admirably in keeping with the storm and stress of the winter season.'
A.L. BALDRY, SIR JOHN EVERETT MILLAIS BART, PRA, HIS ART AND INFLUENCE, 1899
'There is a touch of poetry in the air, as the setting sun lights up the windows of the castle and leaves the snow cool in colour, varied with a hundred tints.' M.H. SPIELMANN, MILLAIS AND HIS WORKS, 1898