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The Betrothal


Date:1871  
Medium:oil  
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Subject:figures, genre  
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Sitter:Lewin, Willie and sister  
Sitter Note:William Terriss, and Ellaline Hicks née Terris (1871-1971)  

 

History

Exhibited:RA 1871 (cat. no. 65)  
Further Exhibitions:RA 1871  
Sale Provenance:Waring bt it 'L. Romer has got £100 for her picture of ‘The Betrothal’ from Waring'. Sold to Charles Waring esq for £100 [1871]  
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Note:William Terriss né William Charles James Lewin was murdered outside the Adelphi Theatre, aged 49, died 16 December 1897 (Times 21 December 1897); funeral included Col. and Dr Lewin - brother Mr Friend Lewin (his sons Thomas and Herbert Friend?); Wife Isabel Lewin, son Thomas Herbert, daughter Ellaline, son William. Ellaline was a popular actress, and married Seymour Hicks (later Lord and Lady, and published reminiscences. She died a widow 16 June 1971 aged 100.  

 

Bibliography

Reviews:  
Jopling 1925 Quote:'dear Willie Lewin and his sister sat for me'  
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Other Published Sources:Jopling 1925 list  
Unpublished Sources:Grattan NB PLJ;