Isabella Saltonstall as Una in Spenser's 'Faerie Queene'
Stubbs, George; painter; British artist, 1724-1806
ceramic; support; oval
enamel on ceramic
height, 47.9, cm
width, 63.8, cm
bought; 1971; Good, Harold
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)
From the Paintings and Duplicates, the Perceval, and the Cunliffe Funds.
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
Goodison, J. W.. 1977. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. III, British School.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 258-260
, 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.):
Taylor, Basil. 1971. Stubbs.
, Tate Gallery1974. Stubbs & Wedgwood.London?: p. 83
Altick, Richard S.. 1985. Painting from Books. Art and Literature in Britain 1760-1900.Columbus: p. 27
Morrison, Venetia. 198. The Art of George Stubbs.p. 129
Egerton, Judy. 2007. George Stubbs, Painter: catalogue raisonné. Yale University Pressp. 235, #236
Chronique des Arts.
Source Title: Gazette des Beaux-Arts LXXII (1972)
Object Number: PD.45-1971
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
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