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A deathbed scene, formerly in an album originally containing 79 drawings and prints by William and Samuel Daniell and others; in dark room, figure kneeling to left by a bed with light coming from right. c.1827/8
Pen and brown ink with brown wash
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Height: 79 millimetres
Width: 75 millimetres
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- See Patrick Noon, 'Bonington, the complete paintings', Yale 2008, cat.382. Related to the drawing of the same subject (1945,0515.3) and another sheet of studies (1857,0228.165).
Emma Daniell, the first owner of this sheet, was the daughter of the artist William Daniell (1769-1837) with whom Bonington was in close contact in 1827-8 (Noon, 2011, no. 404).
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- This item has an uncertain or incomplete provenance for the years 1933-45. The British Museum welcomes information and assistance in the investigation and clarification of the provenance of all works during that era.
Given to Jane F Sherlock by Miss Daniell in 1887 (according to note on p.8 of BM album 200.c.11). Provenance given in Patrick Noon, "Richard Parkes Bonington, the complete drawings", 2011, no. 404: Emma Daniell (b. 1790), by whom given to Jane Sherlock, 1
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