- Museum number
'The Race for Wealth', No 2 The Spider at Home; reception rooms filled with guests at a formal gathering, to the left, the financier showing a work of art to a woman adjusting her spectacles. 1879
Black chalk, with charcoal, touched with brown and white chalk, on blue-grey paper
- Production date
Height: 718 millimetres
Width: 915 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- One of the studies for a series of paintings, which probably relates to the career of the financier Baron Grant, exhibited in 1880.
See curatorial comment to 1943,1211.626
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2006/7 Nov-Mar, London, Guildhall Art Gallery, 'William Powell Frith:...'
2007 Mar-Jul, Harrogate, Mercer Art Gallery, 'William Powell Frith:...'
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- According to records in the Department of Prints & Drawings dated 4. xii.1943, Frith gave this drawing to his son Philip, who displayed it on the walls of his city office until his retirement when he gave it to an old school friend, Mr. J. Proctor, from whom the Leger Gallery acquired it.
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number