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Oil painting - The Evening Star (Child's Head)
  • The Evening Star (Child's Head)
    Claxton, Marshall, born 1813 - died 1881
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The Evening Star (Child's Head)

  • Object:

    Oil painting

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1833 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Claxton, Marshall, born 1813 - died 1881 (painter (artist))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Oil on canvas

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Oil painting

Place of Origin

Britain (made)


1833 (painted)


Claxton, Marshall, born 1813 - died 1881 (painter (artist))

Materials and Techniques

Oil on canvas


Height: 52.1 cm approx., Width: 41.9 cm approx., :

Object history note

Purchased, 1875

Descriptive line

Oil painting, 'The Evening Star (Child's Head)', Marshall Claxton, 1833

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

Parkinson, R., Victoria and Albert Museum, Catalogue of British Oil Paintings 1820-1860, London: HMSO, 1990, pp. 26-27


Oil paint; Canvas


Oil painting

Subjects depicted



Paintings; Children & Childhood


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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