The Appointment by Rebecca Solomon

This genre painting provides a closely observed representation of a Victorian domestic interior.


Oil on canvas
54 x 42 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,539 ( Total: £20,315)
Acquired in:

Its importance is enhanced because the painting is dated, providing a specific and revealing marker in the exploration of middle-class taste and the domestic interior.


Anon sale, Phillips, London, 1998; Forbes Collection; Christie's sale, 2003.

Venue details

The Geffrye Museum of the Home 136 Kingsland Road, Hoxton, London London E2 8EA 020 7739 9893

Entry details

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