Charles Samuel Keene

Dorothea Corbould, Reading

?c.1860

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In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Charles Samuel Keene 1823–1891
Medium
Ink on paper
Dimensions
Support: 162 × 102 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by Mrs Phyllis Keene 1976
Reference
T02083

Catalogue entry

T02083 DOROTHEA CORBOULD READING c.1860?

Inscribed ‘Dorothea Corbauld’ t.r., with a further inscription below it scratched out.
Ink on pale blue-green paper, 6 5/16 × 3 5/16 (16.0 × 10.0)
Presented by Mrs Phyllis Keene 1976
Prov: As for T02082.
Repr: Lindsay, op.cit., pl.45.

Dorothea Corbould was presumably a daughter of Alfred Corbould, who married Keene's eldest sister, Mary, in 1848. A drawing of Dorothea used for a Punch cartoon in 1870 is reproduced in Lindsay, pl.2. The present drawing shows her at a rather younger age.

Published in:
The Tate Gallery 1976-8: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions, London 1979

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