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Title:

Self-portrait

Maker:

Richmond, George; painter; British artist, 1809-1896

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

1840

School/Style:

British

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
canvas; support

Technique
Description:

oil on canvas

Dimension(s):

height, 40.9, cm
width, 40.6, cm

Acquisition:

allocated; 1975; Standing Commission on Museums and Galleries

Provenance:

Mrs John Richmond, daughter-in-law of George Richmond, R.A.; bought from her by Kerrison Preston; sale by the executors of Kerrison Preston, Sotheby's, 20 March 1974 (no.30), withdrawn

Acquisition Credit:

Allocated under the terms of settlement of death duties on the estate of the late Kerrison Preston (1884-1974).

Inscription:

; verso, canvas; Geo. Richmond / Sketch of Himself / made on his return from Italy in 1840 / wax used in this

Exhibition(s):

British self-portraits, c. 1580-1860. 1962
Venue: Arts Council, London
Catalogue number: 79

Documentation:

Goodison, J.W.. 1977. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. III, British School.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 208

Accession:

Object Number: PD.179-1975
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 3815; input: 2000-04-07; modified: 2010-07-09)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/3815





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