The Elopement (Richardson, 'Clarissa', Book I, letter 94)

Oil Painting
ca. 1785 (painted)
Not currently on display at the V&A

Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Painting of a scene from Samuel Richardson's Clarissa in which Lovelace abducts Clarissa.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Oil on canvas
Brief Description
Oil painting, 'The Elopement (Richardson, Clarissa, Book I, letter 94)', British School, ca. 1785
Physical Description
Painting of a scene from Samuel Richardson's Clarissa in which Lovelace abducts Clarissa.
Dimensions
  • Estimate height: 18in
  • Estimate width: 15.5in
Style
Credit line
Bequeathed by Rev., Alexander Dyce
Object history
Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce, 1869
Literary ReferenceSamuel Richardson, <i>Clarissa</i>
Collection
Accession Number
DYCE.51

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record createdApril 10, 2007
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