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Title:

The Thames at Chelsea, Evening

Maker:

Hunt, William Holman; painter; British artist, 1827-1910

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

1853

School/Style:

British

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
panel (wood); support

Technique
Description:

oil on panel

Dimension(s):

height, 15.2, cm
width, 20.3, cm

Acquisition:

given; 1917; Fairfax Murray, Charles

Provenance:

Given by the painter to Sir John Everett Millais, Bart (1829-1896); Millais sale, Christie's, 2 July 1898 (8), bt. Fairfax Murray

Notes:

Hunt lived at 5 Prospect Place, Chelsea, from 1850 until his departure for the Holy Land in January 1854. Much of his work there in 1853

Inscription(s):

; verso, panel; ink; Sketch from a window in Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, 1853. Given to John Everett Millais by W. Holman-Hunt
; verso; June 2 / 95 (or 6). Millais sale, 2 July 1898 (8), "Presented by the artist" bt. Fairfax Murray
stencil; verso; 145 t.

Exhibition(s):

William Holman Hunt. 1969-03-25 - 1969-06-22
Organiser: Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, Britain
Venue: Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
Notes: cat. (by Mary Bennett) says painted 'while the artist was painting at night on The Light of the World'
Catalogue number: 26

London and the Great Painters. 1971
Venue: Guildhall Art Gallery, London?
Catalogue number: 41

British Landscape Paintings from the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. 1992-09-17 - 1992-10-20
Venue: Isetan Museum of Art, Tokyo
Notes: repr. colour
Catalogue number: 49

Pre-Raphaelite Vision. Truth to Nature. 2004 - 2004
Organiser: Tate Britain, London?, England
Catalogue number: 126

Documentation:

Goodison, J.W.. 1977. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. III, British School.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 126

1992. British Landscape Paintings from the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.Tokyo: p. 114-115
cat. no. 49, reproduced (colour)

Bronkurst, Judith. 2006. William Holman, a catalogue raisonne of his paintings.New Haven and London:
cat.130.

Staley, Alan. 2001. The Pre-Raphaelite landscape.New Haven and London:
pl. 27b

Accession:

Object Number: 868
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 3436; input: 2000-03-29; modified: 2011-08-02)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/3436





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