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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.208
People
George Frederick Watts, British (London, England 1817 - 1904 Limnerslease, Compton, England)
Title
Virginia Dalrymple (1850-1922)
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1865
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/230459
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on panel
Dimensions
44.45 x 29.21 cm (17 1/2 x 11 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.l.: G.F.W. 1865
Provenance
Robert Henry Benson, Sussex; his sale [Christie, Manson & Woods, London, June 21, 1929, no. 97] to Paterson. [Scott & Fowles, New York, January 8, 1930] sold; to Grenville L. Winthrop ($2,200), bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1943

Copy of Benson catalogue on Knoedler microfiche annotation notes that this was sold to Paterson (an employee of Scott & Fowles?).
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.208
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

"G.F. Watts: framing myths and portraits", website, The Frame Blog, accessed May 14, 2020

Mary S. Watts, George Frederic Watts: the Annals of an Artist's Life, The Macmillan Company (London, England, 1912), vol. I, pp. 155-157; vol. II, p. 117

Paintings and Drawings of the Pre-Raphaelites and their Circle, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1946), no. 96

Edgar Peters Bowron, European Paintings Before 1900 in the Fogg Art Museum: A Summary Catalogue including Paintings in the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1990), p. 133, repr. as no. 85

Francesca Mitchell, "Technical Study of the Paintings by George Frederic Watts in the Collection at the Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University" (thesis (certificate in conservation), Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, July 1990), Unpublished, pp. 1-22 passim

Mark Bills and Barbara Bryant, G.F. Watts: Victorian Visionary, exh. cat., Yale University Press (U.S.) (New Haven/London, 2008), under no. 42, p. 182

Exhibition History

Annual Exhibition, 1872, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 01/01/1872 - 12/31/1872

Winter Exhibition: Works by the Late George Frederick Watts, R.A., O.M. and the Late Frederick Sandys, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 10/01/1905 - 12/31/1905

Paintings and Drawings of the Pre-Raphaelites and their Circle, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/08/1946 - 06/01/1946

Pre-Raphaelite and Early French Symbolist Art in the Fogg Collections, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 01/16/1973 - 02/25/1973

The Pre-Raphaelites: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 06/04/1980 - 07/15/1980

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