Interior with Figures

Francis Wheatley, 1794

WAG 1007

About this object

Object specifics

  • Artist(s)
    Francis Wheatley (British: English, born:1747, died:28 June 1801)
  • Date
    1794
  • Materials
    Watercolour; Paper
  • Measurements
    paper: 35.1 cm x 25.4 cm
  • Physical description
    A domestic interior scene with a fireplace on the left and an open window on the right. A young woman is placing food on a table. In the centre a seated young man embraces two children and a dog lies beneath him.
  • Related people
    S B Mrs Dibdin (Previous owner); Francis Wheatley (Artist/maker)
  • Other number(s)
    WAG Inventory Number: 1007
  • Credit line
    Purchased by the Walker Art Gallery in 1942
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Collection
    From the Walker Art Gallery collections

Explore related

Publications

  • Early English Drawings and Watercolours in the Walker Art Gallery

    Edward Morris & Timothy Stevens

    Author: Edward Morris & Timothy Stevens
    Publisher: Liverpool Letterpress Limited, Member of the Steel House Press
    Date: 1968
    Description: Catalogue of Early English Drawings and Watercolours in the Walker Art Gallery collection

Ownership

Previous owners

  • S B Mrs Dibdin

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1942
    Disposal method: Sold to the Walker Art Gallery in April 1942

Inscriptions

Item inscriptions

  • Inscription text: Interior with figures / Francis Wheatley. R.A., / B. 1747 D. 1801
    Inscription method: Printed
    Inscription note:
    Inscription location: Backing
  • Inscription text: F Wheatley 1794
    Inscription method:
    Inscription note:
    Inscription location: Front; Lower right
  • Inscription text: No. 10 Bedroom B (in pencil on backboard)
    Inscription method: Pencil
    Inscription note:
    Inscription location: Backing
Object view = Fine Art
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