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

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.

Provenance

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


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Set in beautiful 18th century almshouses and gardens in Hoxton, East London, the Museum explores and reeveals the multiple meanings of home and home life through displays of rooms and gardens through time, stories from the collections, exhibitions and events. The Museum is closed until May 2020 for a major redevelopment. When it reopens, it will be the go-to place for ideas, inspiration and debate around the universal theme of home. Opening hours will be Tuesday - Sunday, 10am-5pm

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