Ramsay Richard Reinagle A Boy Reading c.1795

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Artist
Title
A Boy Reading
Date c.1795
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 766 x 641 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Bequeathed by the Hon. Mrs A.E. Pleydell-Bouverie through the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1968
Reference
T01073
Not on display

Catalogue entry

Ramsay Richard Reinagle 1775–1862
T01073 A BOY READING
Not inscribed.
Oil on canvas, 30×24 7/8 (76·1×63·2).
Bequeathed by the Hon. Mrs A E Pleydell-Bouverie through the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1968.

Coll: ...; Hon. Mrs A E Pleydell-Bouverie.

The costume of the boy suggests that this picture dates from the 1790s.

Published in:
The Tate Gallery: Acquisitions 1968-9, London 1969

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