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Title:

The Return of Odysseus to his Hearth

Maker(s) &
Production:

Stevens, Alfred George, painter, British artist, 1818-1875, England

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

1851
Spring 1851

School/Style:

British

Period:

19th century

Description:

Mantelpiece. Oil on wood

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
panel (wood); support

Technique
Description:

oil on wood

Dimension(s):

height, 26.7, cm
width, 141, cm

Acquisition:

given; 1912; The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Provenance:

From the bedroom of Mrs Mitchell at Meerbrook Park, Sheffield; F. G. Mitchell, Wendy Vicarage, Royston

Acquisition Credit:

Given by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Exhibition(s):

Festival of Britain. 1951
Venue: Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Notes: G.A.G.(?) unsure about the venue/location for this
Catalogue number: 331

Art and Industry in Sheffield 1850-1875 Alfred Stevens and his School.
Venue: Sheffield
Catalogue number: 11

Documentation:

Beattie, Susan. 1975. Alfred Stevens, 1817-1875.London?: Victoria and Albert Museum
(24)

Towndrow, Kenneth Romney. 1939. Alfred Stevens; architectural sculptor, painter and designer; a biography with new material.London?: Constablep. 108

Diamond, Michael. 1975. Art and Industry in Sheffield, 1850-1875: Alfred Stevens and his school.Sheffield: Sheffield City Art Galleries
(11)

Stannus, H.. 1891. The Life and Works of Alfred Stevens.p. 12-13
pl. 23

Accession:

Object Number: 737
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 3960; input: 2000-04-13; modified: 2015-10-01)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/3960





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