Collection of studies and household account book by Ford Madox Brown

Collection of drawings of the artist's family, including studies for oil paintings.

Details

Medium:
Pencil crayon pastel watercolour gouache
Art Fund grant:
£11,950 ( Total: £47,800)
Acquired in:
1985
Vendor:
Lady Stow Hill

12 works in total: 1) Lucy Madox Brown as a Child; 2) Self-Portrait (illustrated here); 3) Study of Emma as Baby Catherine for 'Baa Lambs'; 4) Catherine Madox Brown as a Child in a Bib; 5) Oliver Madox Brown as a Baby; 6) Arthur Gabriel Madox Brown as a Baby; 7) Arthur Gabriel Madox Brown as a Baby: Study for Baby in 'Work'; 8) Study of Emma Madox Brown for the Lady in 'Work'; 9) Design for 'Lohengrin' Piano; 10) St Oswald receiving St Aidan. Also a household account book, 1861-72 and January 1875.

Provenance

Cathy Madox Brown; by descent to Frank Soskice. Lady Stow Hill.

Venue details

Walker Art Gallery William Brown Street, LIVERPOOL Merseyside L3 8EL 0151 478 4199 www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/walker

Entry details

Free to all

Daily, 10am – 5pm

Closed 25 – 26 Dec and 1 Jan

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