The Beautiful Grisette by William Powell Frith

Shandy Hall was the home of the eccentric novelist Laurence Sterne who wrote the whole of 'A Sentimental Journey' there.

Details

Category:
Literary
Medium:
Oil on panel Dimensions: 22 x 17 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,500 ( Total: £6,000)
Acquired in:
1994
Vendor:
Mr & Mrs Kenneth Monkman

This work is inscribed on the back in the artist's hand with the relevant passage from the novel.

Provenance

S.Eckman, Jr, CBE; with Cooling Galleries, March 1968 (cat no 64); bought Julia Monkman.

Venue details

Shandy Hall Coxworld, YORK North Yorkshire YO61 4AD 01347 868465 www.laurencesternetrust.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £4.50)

House
1 May – 30 Sep (by appointment at other times)
Wed, 2.30pm – 4.30pm
Sun, 2.30pm – 4.30pm

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