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- Object: The Critics
Five people in Victorian dress considering a painting on an easel, in a comfortably furnished room; an elderly couple sit in front, the man peering through a monocle; a younger couple stand behind their chair, and the young artist stands on the right, by the chair; several pictures on the walls, including a Rembrandt-esque self-portrait and small landscapes; after Emmerson. 1865
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Height: 740 millimetres (trimmed?)
Width: 518 millimetres (trimmed?)
- Curator's comments
- The Lennox-Boyd database records also a state with artists' names added: 'Painted by H.H. Emmerson. // Engraved by J.J. Chant.'
- Not on display
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- Acquisition notes
- Acquired with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, the Friends of the British Museum, the Art Fund, Mrs Charles Wrightsman, the Michael Marks Charitable Trust, and numerous individual donors.
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