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Portrait of Edward Poynter as a young man, bearded and wearing a cap, leaning his head against his right hand. 1858
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Height: 114 millimetres
Width: 154 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Attributed to Poynter's cousin Edouard de Triqueti. The two spent time together in the Spring and Summer of 1858.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- John Christian purchased the drawing from Abbott & Holder. He retained the invoice, No: 022525, dated 06.03.09 which provides the following information:
"81008/ 120 Edouard Triqueti (1840-1861)
E.J. Poynter/ Fontanbleau/ March '58.
Prov: The Baldwin Family by Descent.
Abbott & Holder's list, 394, March 2009, No 54 provides the following details:
"Poynter Sir Edward P.R.A. R.W.S (subject) 1858.
54. Portr of E.J. Poynter by (monogram)/ Fontainebleau/ March 18(58)' very much the Bohemian art student in a tassled cap. The monogram is likely to be that of his cousin Edouard Triqueti (1840-1861) with whom he spent his time at this date. Provenance: The Artist's Baldwin relations by descent 5x6 inches."
John Christian retained a copy of email correspondence from Philip Athill of Abbott & Holder which states that this drawing came from: "The collection of Poynter drawings that came from the Baldwin Family and from which we made up our little Exhibition in 2008."
John Christian also retained correspondence between Philip Athill and Richard Dagorne of the Musée Girodet with further biographical information on Edouard de Triqueti.
John Christian also made further biographical notes on Edouard de Triqueti which were retained with his files.
This drawing was acquired by The British Museum framed in a card mount, annotated verso: 81008/ 120 30.
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