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Paintings, Room 82, The Edwin and Susan Davies Galleries

Sketch for 'The Derby Day'

Oil Painting
1858 (painted)
Artist/Maker



object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Oil on canvas
Brief Description
Oil painting, 'Sketch for "The Derby Day"', William Powell Frith, 1858
Dimensions
  • Estimate height: 28.2cm (Note: Framed dimensions 725 x 555 x 75)
  • Estimate width: 44.8cm
Dimensions taken from Catalogue of British Oil Paintings 1820-1860, Ronald Parkinson, Victoria and Albert Museum, London: HMSO, 1990
Styles
Marks and Inscriptions
'W P Frith 1858' (Signed and dated by the artist, lower left)
Credit line
Bequeathed by Joshua Dixon
Object history
Bequeathed by Joshua Dixon, 1886
Bibliographic References
  • Parkinson, R., Victoria and Albert Museum, Catalogue of British Oil Paintings 1820-1860, London: HMSO, 1990, p. 107
  • The first study for The Derby Day was lot 24 at Christie's, Victorian and British Impressionist Art, 15 December 2011. There is a substantial entry in the catalogue.
  • p. 66Richard Green and Jane Sellars, eds. William Powell Frith. The people’s painter. Bloomsbury, Philip Wilson Publishers, 2019.
Collection
Accession Number
1038-1886

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record createdMarch 12, 2007
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