This genre painting provides a closely observed representation of a Victorian domestic interior.
The Appointment by Rebecca Solomon, 1861
© The Geffrye Museum of the Home
- 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.