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Oil painting - The Hop Garland
  • The Hop Garland
    Witherington, William Frederick RA, born 1785 - died 1865
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The Hop Garland

  • Object:

    Oil painting

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (painted)

  • Date:

    1834 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Witherington, William Frederick RA, born 1785 - died 1865 (painter (artist))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Oil on panel

  • Credit Line:

    Given by John Sheepshanks, 1857

  • Museum number:

    FA.233[O]

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

An oil painting depicting a girl in a hop garden placing a garland of hop blossoms on the head of a younger girl as a boy looks on.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (painted)

Date

1834 (painted)

Artist/maker

Witherington, William Frederick RA, born 1785 - died 1865 (painter (artist))

Materials and Techniques

Oil on panel

Marks and inscriptions

'Witherington/1834'
Signed and dated by the artist, lower left

Dimensions

Height: 43.2 cm estimate, Width: 33.7 cm estimate

Object history note

Given by John Sheepshanks, 1857

Descriptive line

Oil painting entitled 'The Hop Garland' by William Frederick Witherington. Great Britain, 1834.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Catalogue of British Oil Paintings 1820-1860, Ronald Parkinson, Victoria and Albert Museum, London: HMSO, 1990, p. 304-5

Materials

Oil paint; Panel

Techniques

Oil painting

Subjects depicted

Children; Hops

Categories

Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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