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Oil painting - Portia and Bassanio
  • Portia and Bassanio
    Newton, Gilbert Stuart, born 1794 - died 1835
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Portia and Bassanio

  • Object:

    Oil painting

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (probably, painted)

  • Date:

    1831 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Newton, Gilbert Stuart, born 1794 - died 1835 (painter (artist))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Oil on canvas

  • Credit Line:

    Given by John Sheepshanks, 1857

  • Museum number:

    FA.166[O]

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Oil painting

Place of Origin

Britain (probably, painted)

Date

1831 (painted)

Artist/maker

Newton, Gilbert Stuart, born 1794 - died 1835 (painter (artist))

Materials and Techniques

Oil on canvas

Marks and inscriptions

'G S Newton 1831'
Signed and dated by the artist, lower left

Dimensions

Height: 106.7 cm approx., Width: 91.4 cm approx., :

Object history note

Given by John Sheepshanks, 1857

Descriptive line

Oil painting by Gilbert Stuart Newton entitled 'Portia and Bassanio' from Shakespeare's 'The Merchant of Venice' (Act III, Scene 2). Great Britain, 1831.

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

Catalogue of British Oil Paintings 1820-1860, Ronald Parkinson, Victoria and Albert Museum, London: HMSO, 1990, pp. 215-16

Materials

Oil paint; Canvas

Techniques

Oil painting

Categories

Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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