The Wedding Breakfast by George Elgar Hicks

Central figures of a male and female in an interior setting.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
30 x 25 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,500 ( Total: £10,000)
Acquired in:
2000
Vendor:
Christopher Wood

Behind the couple, on the right is a seated widow and to the left are guests at a table. In the background a doorway opens into a second room where further guests are depicted.

Provenance

Christie's 4/11/1999; present vendor

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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