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Title:

Hebe feeding Jupiter's eagle

Maker:

Beechey, William; painter; British artist, 1753-1839

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

School/Style:

British

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
canvas; support

Technique
Description:

oil on canvas

Dimension(s):

height, painted surface, 68.2, cm
width, painted surface, 47.2, cm

Acquisition:

given; 1904; Pfungst, H.J.

Provenance:

Probably G.E. Worthington, of Beckenham, Kent; sold privately by 'Mrs Worthington', of Ealing, London, 1903; anon. sale, Robinson & Fisher, London, 21 May 1903, (120); bt. from an unknown dealer by H.J. Pfungst

Inscription(s):

; verso, on stretcher; graphite; Lady Beechey as Hebe. From family; in one hand
; verso, on stretcher; graphite; G.E. Worthington 2149 Minshull House Beckenham Kent; in another hand, very faint
label; verso, on canvas; Sir William Beechey, R.A. Said to be a portrait of Lady Beechey as Hebe. Purchased in April 1903 from Mrs. Worthington of Ealing, a descendant of Sir Wm Beechey and to whom this picture came by inheritance [this label does not appear to be in Pfungst's handwriting]
number; verso, on frame; chalk; 120
date; verso, frame; scratched in; 1976 [twice]

Documentation:

Goodison, J.W.. 1977. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. III, British School.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 11-12
pl. 22

Accession:

Object Number: 628
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 758; input: 1999-12-20; modified: 2011-02-28)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/758





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