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Oil painting - Scene from <i>Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme</i>: Monsieur Jourdain receiving his guests
  • Scene from Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme: Monsieur Jourdain receiving his guests
    Frith, William Powell RA, born 1819 - died 1909
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Scene from Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme: Monsieur Jourdain receiving his guests

  • Object:

    Oil painting

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (probably, painted)

  • Date:

    1860 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Frith, William Powell RA, born 1819 - died 1909 (painter (artist))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Oil on canvas

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by John Jones

  • Museum number:

    537-1882

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting of a scene from Molière's Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme. Monsier Jourdain bows to greet his aristocratic guests.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (probably, painted)

Date

1860 (painted)

Artist/maker

Frith, William Powell RA, born 1819 - died 1909 (painter (artist))

Materials and Techniques

Oil on canvas

Marks and inscriptions

'W P Frith 1860'
Signed and dated by the artist, lower right

Dimensions

Height: 31.7 cm estimate, Width: 55.9 cm estimate

Object history note

Bequeathed by John Jones, 1882

Descriptive line

Oil painting, 'Scene from "Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme": Monsieur Jourdain Receiving his Guests', William Powell Frith, 1860

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

Parkinson, R., Victoria and Albert Museum, Catalogue of British Oil Paintings 1820-1860, London: HMSO, 1990, pp. 103-5

Materials

Oil paint; Canvas

Techniques

Oil painting

Categories

Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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