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Oil painting - 'Whom Can This Be From?'

'Whom Can This Be From?'

  • Object:

    Oil painting

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (painted)

  • Date:

    ca. 1839 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Leslie, Charles Robert (R.A.), born 1794 - died 1859 (painter (artist))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Oil on canvas

  • Credit Line:

    Given by John Sheepshanks, 1857

  • Museum number:

    FA.112[O]

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Oil on canvas depicting a lady receiving a letter

Place of Origin

Britain (painted)

Date

ca. 1839 (painted)

Artist/maker

Leslie, Charles Robert (R.A.), born 1794 - died 1859 (painter (artist))

Materials and Techniques

Oil on canvas

Dimensions

Height: 58.3 cm approx., Width: 73.6 cm approx.

Object history note

Given by John Sheepshanks, 1857

Descriptive line

Oil painting entitled "Whom Can This Be From?" by Charles Robert Leslie. Great Britain, ca. 1839.

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

Catalogue of British Oil Paintings 1820-1860, Ronald Parkinson, Victoria and Albert Museum, London: HMSO, 1990, pp. 160-61

Materials

Oil paint; Canvas

Techniques

Oil painting

Subjects depicted

Letters; Servant; Correspondence; Maid

Categories

Paintings; Hair and hairstyles

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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