Gone by Frank Holl

The smallest of two versions painted in oils of his drawings for 'The Graphic' entitled 'Gone - Euston Station - Departure of Emigrants 9.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
56 x 48 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,000 ( Total: £8,000)
Acquired in:
1985
Vendor:
Pyms Gallery

15 train for Liverpool September 1875'. This was a theme common in Victorian painting with the emigration of able-bodied men to seek employment in America and the families they left behind.

Provenance

Pyms Gallery.

Venue details

The Geffrye Museum of the Home 136 Kingsland Road, Hoxton, London London E2 8EA 020 7739 9893 www.geffrye-museum.org.uk

Entry details

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