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Title:

Isabella Saltonstall as Una in Spenser's 'Faerie Queene'

Maker:

Stubbs, George; painter; British artist, 1724-1806

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

1782

School/Style:

British

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

enamel; medium
ceramic; support; oval

Technique
Description:

enamel on ceramic

Dimension(s):

height, 47.9, cm
width, 63.8, cm

Acquisition:

bought; 1971; Good, Harold

Provenance:

Miss Isabella Saltonstall (d. 1829); Sir Walter Gilbey, sale (Christie's) 11 June 1915 (409) bt S Gilbey; Leslie T. Good (d. 1965); Harold Good (brother of L.T. Good)

Acquisition Credit:

From the Paintings and Duplicates, the Perceval, and the Cunliffe Funds.

Inscription(s):

signature; to the right, on the rocks; Geo: Stubbs pinxit
date; to the right, on the rocks; 1782
stencil; verso, wooden backing; 1122 CH (Gilbet sale 1915); Christie's stencil
; verso, wooden backing; white chalk; EZ - 386 - 29
; verso, wooden backing; white chalk; June 11-15
; verso, wooden backing; 409
supporting information; verso, wooden backing; printed; G. STUBBS 'Scene from the Faeire Queen'
; verso, wooden backing; black crayon; 128
; verso, wooden backing; graphite; 9
; verso, wooden backing; white chalk; 26 (dubious)
; verso; brown ink; Isabella Saltonstall Aged sixteen. / In the character of Una, Spenser's Faery Queen - / From her fayre eyes he took commandment / and ever by her looks conceived her intent

Exhibition(s):

(Royal Academy, 1782). 1782
Venue: Royal Academy of Arts, London
Catalogue number: 70

George Stubbs. 1957
Venue: Whitechapel Art Gallery, London?
Catalogue number: 13

Stubbs & Wedgwood. 1974
Venue: Tate Gallery, London?
Catalogue number: 25

George Stubbs (1984-5). 1984-10 - 1985-01
Venue: Tate Gallery, London?
Catalogue number: 121

Subbs and the horse. 2005-06-29 - 2005-09-25
Venue: National Gallery, London, London?
Notes: Reproduced (colour) fig.111

Documentation:

Goodison, J.W.. 1977. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. III, British School.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 258-260
pl. 16

, The Fitzwilliam Museum1970. Fitzwilliam. The Annual Reports of the Fitzwilliam Museum Syndicate and the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Cambridge for the Year ending 31 December 1969.Cambridge (Cambs.):
pl. VIII

Taylor, Basil. 1971. Stubbs.
pl. 97

, Tate Gallery1974. Stubbs & Wedgwood.London?: p. 83
reproduced (colour)

Altick, Richard S.. 1985. Painting from Books. Art and Literature in Britain 1760-1900.Columbus: p. 27
fig. 17

Morrison, Venetia. 198. The Art of George Stubbs.p. 129

Egerton, Judy. 2007. George Stubbs, Painter: catalogue raisonné. Yale University Pressp. 235

Chronique des Arts.
Source Title: Gazette des Beaux-Arts LXXII (1972)
p. 136
fig. 497

Accession:

Object Number: PD.45-1971
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 3971; input: 2000-04-13; modified: 2014-01-30)

(Picture Cabinet reference : 703772)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/3971





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