A City Shower by Edward Penny

A scene from Jonathan Swift's 'Description of a City Shower'.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
70 x 64 cm
Art Fund grant:
£5,000 ( Total: £20,639)
Acquired in:
1989
Vendor:
Christie's

A maid trundles a mop on the pavement and wets a gentleman passing by.

Provenance

Sotheby's 1966; Christie's, 1988; Agnew's.

Venue details

Museum of London 150 London Wall, LONDON London EC2Y 5HN 020 7001 9844 www.museumoflondon.org.uk

Entry details

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