Maria and Her Dog Silvio by Joseph Wright of Derby

A female figure seated in a comtemplative attitude with a small dog near her left foot.

Details

Medium:
Oil
Dimensions:
160 x 115 cm
Art Fund grant:
£63 ( Total: £266)
Acquired in:
1925
Vendor:
Per Derby Art Gallery

The subject is from Sterne's 'Sentimental Journey' and the model was Mrs Richard Bassano. Signed: I W.pinxt, 1781.

Provenance

Collection of W Bemrose; CL Bemrose.

Venue details

Derby Museum and Art Gallery The Strand, DERBY Derbyshire DE1 1BS 01332 641 901 www.derbymuseums.org

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