This charming picture is a valuable addition to the display of Regency material at the Geffrye.

Chalon, born in Geneva into a Huguenot family that settled in England at the time of the French Revolution, is well known for his small, sprightly portraits, chiefly in watercolour; which brilliantly capture the manners and fashions of the day.

Provenance

Professor G C Allen


The Geffrye Museum of the Home

136 Kingsland Road, Hoxton, London, E2 8EA
020 7739 9893
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Opening times

The museum is now closed to undergo a major, transformational development project. It will reopen in spring 2020.

Throughout closure, the Geffrye's restored almshouse will remain open for tours and a full programme of events will be run in the front gardens.

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