Edwin Austin Abbey

Illustration to ‘She Stoops to Conquer’

1885

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Artist
Edwin Austin Abbey 1852–1911
Medium
Ink on paper
Dimensions
Support: 267 x 413 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by a group of admirers through John Singer Sargent 1924
Reference
N03988

Catalogue entry

N03988 ILLUSTRATION TO ‘SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER 1885
 
Inscr. ‘E. A. Abbey 1885’ b.r.
Pen and ink, 10 1/2×16 1/4 (27×41).
Presented by a group of admirers through John Singer Sargent 1924.
Coll: Mrs E. A. Abbey.
Exh: R.A., winter 1912 (350), as ‘Was it well done, Sir, to assist in rendering me ridiculous?’
Repr: Oliver Goldsmith, She Stoops to Conquer, 1887 (1st ed.) and 1901 (8th ed.), p.167.

See the note on N03987.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I