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