A Mother with Two Children by Alfred Edward Chalon

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


Oil on panel
35 x 40 cm
Acquired in:
Bequeathed by:
G C Allen through The Art Fund

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.


Professor G C Allen

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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The museum is closed to the public for a major, transformational development project. It will reopen in winter 2019.
During closure, the restored almshouse will remain open for tours and a full programme of events will be run in the front gardens.