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The Model's Lunch


Date:1872  
Medium:oil  
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Subject:figure, female, genre  
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History

Exhibited:Dudley Gallery  
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Sale Provenance:Sold, at the Dudley Gallery, London  
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Note:Subject note: based on what appears to be a popular 18th C genre subject: character of Maria in 'A Sentimental Journey' by Laurence Sterne (1713-68). Painted by Wright of Derby etc.  

 

Bibliography

Reviews:  
Jopling 1925 Quote:'I painted a study of my little model at lunch. I took much less time at mine, so I utilized it by painting her as she sat at the table. This was exhibited, and sold, at the Dudley Gallery. I named it “The Model’s Lunch.” I was fascinated with the word-portrait that Lawrence Sterne drew of “Maria,” and, I think, I succeeded in giving the hopeless, mad look of the poor demented creature. Some one bought my picture. I forget who' [TY CH4]  
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