La Loteria Nacional: Buying the Tickets by John Phillip

A crowd gathers near the office of the ticket seller including a priest and a muledriver.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas Dimensions: 130 x 168 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,000 ( Total: £8,000)
Acquired in:
1983
Vendor:
Christie's

One of a pair of large canvases which Phillip started in Seville in 1861, the companion piece 'La Lotteria Nacional: Reading the Numbers', showing the sequel.

Provenance

James Orrock, Christies 1895; Lord Wraxall sold Christies and Edmistons, Glasgow, 1981.

Venue details

McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery and Museum Albert Square, Meadowside, DUNDEE Tayside DD1 1DA 01382 307200 www.themcmanus-dundee.gov.uk

Entry details

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