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Gulliver Exhibited to the Brobdingnag Farmer

Oil Painting
1836 (painted)
Artist/Maker

Oil painting depicting Gulliver being exhibited to the giant Brobdingnag farmer, from Jonathan Swift's 'Gulliver's Travels'.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Oil on canvas
Brief Description
Oil painting by Richard Redgrave entitled 'Gulliver Exhibited to the Brobdingnag Farmer', from Jonathan Swift's 'Gulliver's Travels'. Great Britain, 1836.
Physical Description
Oil painting depicting Gulliver being exhibited to the giant Brobdingnag farmer, from Jonathan Swift's 'Gulliver's Travels'.
Dimensions
  • Approx. height: 63.5cm
  • Approx. width: 76.2cm
Dimensions taken from Catalogue of British Oil Paintings 1820-1860, Ronald Parkinson, Victoria and Albert Museum, London: HMSO, 1990
Style
Credit line
Given by John Sheepshanks, 1857
Object history
Given by John Sheepshanks, 1857
Literary ReferenceJonathan Swift, <i>Gulliver's Travels</i>
Bibliographic Reference
Catalogue of British Oil Paintings 1820-1860, Ronald Parkinson, Victoria and Albert Museum, London: HMSO, 1990, pp. 240-41
Collection
Accession Number
FA.169[O]

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record createdApril 17, 2007
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