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Title:

Studies made in the House of Lords

Maker:

Lavery, Sir John R.H.; painter

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

before 1922
See production note.

School/Style:

British

Production
Note:

Sketch for Lavery's painting, showing Lord Morley in the act of speaking, painted in 1922, is at Glasgow (Art Gallery and Museum, no. 1544).

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
canvas; support

Technique
Description:

oil on canvas

Dimension(s):

height, 30.6, cm
width, 25.4, cm

Acquisition:

given; 1922; The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Provenance:

Bought from the artist

Notes:

This is one of at least three preparatory sketches of heads for the painting representing Viscount Morley moving the address in the House of Lords on 14 December 1921 in reply to a speech from the Throne opening a special session of parliament to consider proposals for the establishment of the Irish Free State. The large finished picture, which shows Lord Morley in the act of speaking, was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1921 and is now in Glasgow Art Gallery and Museum (no. 1544).

Inscription:

signature; lower right; J. Lavery

Exhibition(s):

Paintings and Drawings by Contemporary British Artists. 1922
Venue: Grosvenor Galleries, London?
Catalogue number: 43, 44 or 45

Documentation:

Goodison, J.W.. 1977. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. III, British School.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 148

, The Fitzwilliam Museum1923. Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Fourteenth Annual Report, 1922.Cambridge (Cambs.):
reproduced

Accession:

Object Number: 1072
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 3553; input: 2000-04-03; modified: 2011-03-28)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/3553





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