Charles Samuel KeeneTwo Artists Working by Lamplight in a Studio c.1860

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Artist
Charles Samuel Keene (1823‑1891)
Title
Two Artists Working by Lamplight in a Studio
Date c.1860
MediumInk on paper
Dimensionssupport: 187 x 127 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1984
Reference
T03840
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T03840 TWO ARTISTS WORKING BY LAMPLIGHT IN A STUDIO c.1860

Pen and brown ink on grey-cream thin wove paper 7 3/8 × 5 (187 × 127), the left edge torn (? from a sketch-book)
Inscribed on the back ‘Hayes & Rossiter’ in ink top centre and ‘CK’ in monogram in pencil b.l.
Purchased (Grant-in-Aid) 1984
Prov: ‘The artist's sale, Hammersmith’ (? a house sale after Keene's death in 1891; not in Lugt, and not yet traced), bt ‘Mr Cockerell, the builder’, by whom given to Edith Holman-Hunt, William Holman Hunt's second wife (see below);...; anon. sale Christie's 19 June 1979 (193, repr. facing p.39) bt Fine Art Society, from whom purchased by the Tate Gallery
Exh: Paintings and Drawings of the 1860 Period, Tate Gallery, April–July 1923 (315, as ‘W. Holman-Hunt instructing Dante Gabriel Rossetti in his Cleveland Street studio..… (read more)

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