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.

Details

Medium:
Oil on panel
Dimensions:
35 x 40 cm
Acquired in:
1983
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.

Provenance

Professor G C Allen

Venue details

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

Entry details

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