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Oil painting - Perfect Content (A Man Smoking)
  • Perfect Content (A Man Smoking)
    Nicol, Erskine, born 1825 - died 1904
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Perfect Content (A Man Smoking)

  • Object:

    Oil painting

  • Date:

    1856 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Nicol, Erskine, born 1825 - died 1904 (painter (artist))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Oil on millboard

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Joshua Dixon

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage


1856 (painted)


Nicol, Erskine, born 1825 - died 1904 (painter (artist))

Materials and Techniques

Oil on millboard


Height: 20.9 cm estimate, Width: 18.5 cm estimate, :

Object history note

Bequeathed by Joshua Dixon, 1886

Descriptive line

Oil painting, 'Perfect Content (A Man Smoking)', Erskine Nicol, 1856

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

Catalogue of British Oil Paintings 1820-1860, Ronald Parkinson, Victoria and Albert Museum, London: HMSO, 1990, p. 219


Oil paint; Millboard


Oil painting

Subjects depicted



Paintings; Scotland


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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