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Title:

On the Brink (1865)

Maker:

Elmore, Alfred; painter; British artist, 1815-1881

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

1865

School/Style:

British

Period:

19th century

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
canvas; support
panel (wood); support

Technique
Description:

oil on canvas on panel

Dimension(s):

height, canvas, 113.7, cm
width, canvas, 83.7, cm
height, frame, cm
width, frame, cm
depth, frame, cm

Acquisition:

given; 1975; The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Provenance:

E.J. Coleman; Myles Kennedy, his sale, Christie's, 16 March 1889 (lot 59), bt. Thomas Agnew & Sons for £34 13s; Randall Davies (1866-1946); sale by his executors, Sotheby's, 10-11 February 1947 (168), bt. A.N.L. Munby, Litt. D.; bought from his executors

Acquisition Credit:

The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum in memory of Dr A.N.L. Munby, with a contribution from the Victoria and Albert Museum Grant-in-Aid.

Inscription(s):

signature; lower left; A. Elmore.
date; lower left; 1865
; verso, upper left; Homberg....A Elmore R A
; verso, backboard; A. Elmore R.A.
; verso; ? 572 0 or CX (?); Christie Mark

Exhibition(s):

Documentation:

Goodison, J. W.. 1977. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. III, British School.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 70-71
pl. 43

1962. Victorian Paintings.
pl. 3, exhibition catalogue

Reynolds, Graham. 1966. Victorian Painting.London?: p. 95, 110, 114
pl. 61 (colour)

, The Fitzwilliam Museum1976. Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. The Annual Reports of the Syndicate and of the Friends of the Fitzwilliam for the Year ending 31 December 1975.Cambridge (Cambs.):
pl. IV

Woudhuysen, P.. 1982. Treasures of the Fitzwilliam Museum.Cambridge (Cambs.): Pevensey Pressp. 106

Sutton, Denys. 1963. Nocturne: The Art of James McNeill Whistler.London?: p. 28

Maas, Jeremy. 1969. Victorian Painters.London?: p. 240

Wood, Christopher. 1971. Dictionary of Victorian Painters. Woodbridgep. 43
repr. 261

Casteras, Susan P.. 1982. The Substance and the Shadow: Images of Victorian Womanhood.New Haven: New Haven, Yale Center for British Artp. 72
cat. no. 29

Goodison, J. W.. 1967. [Unknown; Illustrated London News; 1960].London:
Source Title: Illustrated London News II (1960)
p. 759
fig. 86

Fine Arts: Royal Academy.
Source Title: The Athenaeum 38 (29-1865)
p. 593

Exhibition of the Royal Academy.London?:
Source Title: Times(29-1865)
p. 12

'Fine Arts: Exhibition of the Royal Academy'.London?:
Source Title: Illustrated London News 46 (13-1865)
p. 451

Academy Alphabet.
Source Title: Punch 48 (13-1865)
p. 197

The Royal Academy.
Source Title: The Art-Journal 27 (1-1865)
p. 166

Session 8... Alfred Elmore's 'On the Brink'.
Source Title: Bulletin of the Association of Art Historians 13 (1981)

n.p.

Accession:

Object Number: PD.108-1975
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 864; input: 1999-12-23; modified: 2018-07-04)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/864





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