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Portrait of Dorothy Barnard: PD.34-1949

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Portrait of Dorothy Barnard


Sargent, John Singer (Painter)


History note: Mrs Frederick Barnard, her mother; the Misses Barnard

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1949) by Barnard, Dorothy


Production date: AD/CE 1889

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support: composed of canvas Frame: Depth 4.5 cm Height 91 cm Width 61 cm
Canvas: Height 70.5 cm Width 39.4 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: The Protperty of / Miss Barnard, 6 Elm Park Rd / Chelsea S.W.3 / To be in the sage keeping ot the / Trustees of the Tate Gallery
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: MS
  • Label
  • Text: Portrait (unfinished) of / Dorothy Barnard. / by J.S. Sargent. / Bequeathed to the Fitzwilliam Museum
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: MS
  • Label
  • Text: National Gallery / Tragalgar Square / British Painting since Whistler / 1940 (below this heading, in MS) Owner - The Misses Barnard / Address - 6 Elm Park Road. Chelsea / Title - Miss Dorothy Barnard / Artist - John Singer Sargent, R.A. / Register Number 504
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Printed, completed in MS
  • Label
  • Text: R.A., Winter Exhibition, 1926, of works by the late John S. Sargent, R.A. (following in MS) Title of Work - Miss Dorothy Barnard / Name and address of owner - The Misses Barnard / 6 Elm Park Rd, Chelsea, S.W. 3
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Printed, completed in MS
  • Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.34-1949
Primary reference Number: 3851
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 22 November 2021 Last processed: Monday 22 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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