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An image of Chaucer at the court of Edward III by Ford Madox Brown

Ford Madox Brown

(England 16 Apr 1821 – 06 Oct 1893)

Title
Chaucer at the court of Edward III
Other titles:
Geoffrey Chaucer reading the "Legend of Custance" to Edward III and his court, at the palace of Sheen, on the anniversary of the Black Prince's forty-fifth birthday
Year
1847-1851
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas
Dimensions

372.0 x 296.0 cm stretcher; 391.0 x 315.0 x 8.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.r., brown oil "F. MADOX BROWN". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1876
Accession number
703
Location
19th c European art
Further information

Though never officially a member of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, this colleague of Dante Gabriel Rossetti and William Morris was, by inclination and practice, sympathetic to the realist ambitions of the movement. Born in Calais, Madox Brown studied in Belgium and was influenced by the German Nazarene painters in Rome before his first liaison with Pre-Raphaelitism. Working with pure colours and clear contours on a dazzling white ground, and carefully composing his subjects from well-lit life, Brown achieved a sense of pageantry in this tableau. Its lower portions are especially immediate, an extensive cleaning having revealed the glorious condition of the original paintwork. Though Brown began his original composition in Rome, the final canvas was begun in London in 1847, and completed in 1851. Rosetti modelled for Chaucer, while others of the Pre-Raphaelite circle appear as supernumeraries. It was Brown's desire in this, surely one of the greatest modern British paintings in Australia, to encapsulate an historical moment: the birth of the English language in the person of Chaucer. The Tate Gallery in London possesses a study for the work, exact in detail but much reduced in scale.

AGNSW Handbook, 1999.

Provenance (3)

Robert Dickinson, 1850-1855, London/England, [dealer] Sold to Dickinson for 85% of any future sale. Dickinson paid £20 on account to Madox Brown.

D.T. White, 1855-Nov 1863, [dealer] Failed to sell at unspecified auction, thence sold to White for £50. Brown retreived the painting from White, November 1863, in exchange for six paintings.

Ford Madox Brown, Nov 1863-Jun 1876, England, Purchased by the AGNSW from the artist 1876

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Sydney Morning Herald, ‘Art at the Antipodes’, Sydney, 30 Mar 1877, p 3.

Sydney Morning Herald, ‘Art at the Antipodes (from The Builder)’, Sydney, 30 Mar 1877, p 3.

Australian Town and Country Journal, 'The fine arts', Sydney, 14 Apr 1877, p 19.

Australian Town and Country Journal, [No Title], Sydney, 21 Apr 1877, p 628.

Inquirer & Commercial News, 'Art at the Antipodes', Perth, 25 Apr 1877, p 3.

List of pictures in the gallery of the Academy of Art (Elizabeth Street, near Hunter Street), Sydney, Oct 1877, p 333. A copy inserted in Trustees’ minutes 1877

Trustees' minutes 1878, 20 Feb 1878, p 361.

Sydney Morning Herald, 'Art', Sydney, 21 Sep 1877, p 4.

Sydney Morning Herald, 'Ford Madox Brown', Sydney, 03 May 1877, p 6.

Correspondence 62/1877, letter from the Australian Museum, 07 Dec 1877. Custody of Chaucer painting: decision to be referred to a committee

Correspondence 2/1878, letter from the Australian Museum, 11 Feb 1878. Agrees to hang Chaucer

Correspondence 2/1878, draft of a letter to the Australian Museum, 21 Feb 1878 (appended to a letter from the Australian Museum of 11 Feb 1878), 21 Feb 1878. Accepts terms for the hanging of the Chaucer in the Australian Museum

Correspondence 3/1878, letter from Australian Museum, 23 Feb 1878. Hanging of Chaucer at museum

Correspondence 4/1878, letter from Australian Museum, 09 Mar 1878. Hanging of Chaucer at museum

Athenaeum, ‘The international exhibition’, London, 11 May 1878, pp 607-09: p 607.

Argus, ‘“Sabbath-breaking” in Sydney’, Melbourne, 18 May 1878, p 4.

Sydney Morning Herald, ‘The museum. To the editor of the Herald’, Sydney, 19 Apr 1879, p 3.

Englishwoman’s Review and Home Newspaper, ‘Exhibition of pictures at Liverpool’, London, 11 Sep 1858, p 135.

Eighth annual report of the New South Wales Academy of Art, Sydney, 1879, p 4. For the year 1878–79

Trustees' minutes 1880, Sydney, 07 Jul 1880, p 615.

Ninth annual report of the New South Wales Academy of Art, Sydney, 1880, p 5. For the year 1878–79

Correspondence 29/1880, letter from Australian Museum, 22 Jul 1880. Museum agrees to return Chaucer to Art Gallery

Illustrated Sydney News, 'The Art Gallery of NSW', Sydney, 20 Nov 1880, pp 10-11: p 10.

British painters of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, London, circa 1880, p 117. See also p 119 for Tate replica

Sydney Mail, ‘New South Wales Art Gallery’, Sydney, 11 Dec 1880, p 1113.

Sydney Mail, ‘The picture gallery and the museum’, Sydney, 08 Apr 1882, p 548.

Liverpool Mercury, ‘The Walker Art Gallery’, Liverpool, 22 Apr 1882, p 5.

Daily News, London, 11 Nov 1882, p 5. This must be the article referred to in Brown’s letter of 20 Nov 1882

Athenaeum, 'Fine-art gossip', London, 18 Nov 1882, pp 668-69: p 669.

Manchester Times, 'Art and literary gossip', Manchester, 18 Nov 1882, p 8.

Manchester Times, [No Title], Manchester, 18 Nov 1882, p 8.

Baner ac Amserau Cymru, ‘Cynnwysiad’, Liverpool, 18 Nov 1882, p 1.

Correspondence 45/1882, letter from Ford Madox Brown, 20 Nov 1882. Refers to an article in the London Daily News reporting the destruction of his work by fire and offers to paint a replacement

Correspondence 3/1883, letter from Australian Museum, 19 Jan 1883. Forwarding Brown’s offer to repaint the Chaucer

York Herald, [No Title], Yorkshire, 20 Nov 1882, p 6.

Manchester Times, [No Title], Greater Manchester, 25 Nov 1882, p 6.

North Wales Chronicle, [No title], Bangor, 11 Sep 1858, p 6.

Trustees’ minutes 5 Mar 1883, 05 Mar 1883, p 152. To reply to Brown thanking him for his offer to repaint the picture but assuring him that the work is not destroyed

Caledonian Mercury, 'Literature', Edinburgh, 08 Sep 1858, p 4.

Catalogue of the Art Gallery of New South Wales ... published by sanction of the trustees, Sydney, 1883, p 27 no 65, illus (sketch by EL Montefiore) p 27.

Sydney Morning Herald, 'News of the day', Sydney, 25 Jan 1883, p 9.

Manchester Times, 'Art and literary gossip', Manchester, 03 Feb 1883, p 8.

Caledonian Mercury, ‘Liverpool Academy exhibition of pictures’, Edinburgh, 08 Sep 1858, p 4.

Manchester Guardian, ‘Literary and other notes’, Manchester, 03 Feb 1883, p 5.

Manchester Guardian, 'Liverpool', Manchester, 06 Sep 1858, p 4.

National Magazine, ‘The Crystal Palace Picture Gallery’, London, Sep 1858, pp 309-12: pp 309-10.

Catalogue of the National Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1884, p 27, no 67, illus (sketch by EL Montefiore) p 27.

Catalogue of the Liverpool Academy’s thirty-fourth exhibition, Liverpool, 1858, p 13, no 140.

Sydney Morning Herald, ‘News of the day’, Sydney, 17 Jun 1885, p 9.

Sydney Morning Herald, ‘My impressions of Sydney, V – In The Art Gallery’, Sydney, 18 Sep 1886, p 8.

Morning Post, ‘Fine arts – Picture Gallery – Crystal Palace’, London, 18 Nov 1856, p 3.

Athenaeum, ‘The collected works of Dante Gabriel Rossetti’, London, 12 Mar 1887, pp 346–349: p 348.

Morning Post, ‘Fine arts – “Mixed schools” – Crystal Palace’, London, 30 Sep 1856, p 3.

Art lectures delivered by Sidney Dickenson, MA at the National Art Gallery of New South Wales …, Sydney, 1889, p 44.

Trustees’ minutes 1902, 21 Mar 1902, p 435. Letter from London re lining canvas

Literary Gazette, ‘Crystal Palace Gallery’, London, 30 Aug 1856, pp 642-643: p 642.

Sydney Morning Herald, ‘All the world over’, Sydney, 20 Sep 1905, p 5.

The Artist, ‘From a correspondent’, New York, 03 Feb 1855, p 27. The picture to be sent for exhibition in Paris

Morning Post, 'Paris Universal Exhibition', London, 04 Sep 1855, p 3.

Conservation report by Arthur Murch., after March 1906, p 16. After March 1906

Trustees’ minutes 1906, 18 May 1906. Restoration of Chaucer in hand ‘for lining and general renovating’

Sydney Morning Herald, ‘National Art Gallery’, Sydney, 13 Jul 1906, p 5.

National Art Gallery of NSW: illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1906, pp 2–3, no 4, illus p 2.

Daily News, ‘The Paris Universal Exhibition’, London, 13 Apr 1855, p 2.

Correspondence 55/1906, Memo by Du Faur addressed to Arthur Murch, 19 Apr 1906. Du Faur has been told by Mr Callan that much of the painting is executed in watercolour or tempera and suggests that facing the picture may be fatal

Athenaeum, ‘Fine-Art Gossip’, London, 25 Aug 1906, pp 221–222: p 221.

Collector and Art Critic, ‘Foreign Notes’, New York, Oct 1906, pp 346–48: p 348.

Collector and Art Critic, 'Sales', New York, Oct 1906, pp 348–52: p 350. Tate verison

Catalogue of an exhibition of collected works by Ford Madox Brown, London, 1909, p 56 under no 44. For Manchester oil sketch see no 44

British and foreign correspondence BF11/1908, letter from the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, 01 Jan 1908. Thanking the gallery for sending a photograph which helped in identifying drawings in the Birmingham collection

Exposition Universelle de 1855: explication des ouvrages de peinture, sculpture, gravure, lithographie et architecture des artistes vivants étrangers et français, exposés au Palais des Beaux-Arts avenue Montaigne, le 15 mai 1855, Paris, 1855, p 86, no 746.

Loan exhibition of works by Ford Madox Brown and the Pre-Raphaelites, Manchester, 1911, pp xiv, xv, 10 under no 52, 12 under no 58. For sketches and drawings, see nos 52, 53, 58, 118

Paris Universal Exhibition: catalogue of the works exhibited in the British section of the exhibition, London, 1855, p 168, no 746.

Observer, ‘Universal exhibition of the fine arts in Paris’, London, 02 Oct 1853, p 5.

Sydney Morning Herald, ‘Old masters needed: our art gallery condemned (by travelling connoisseur)’, Sydney, 08 Jun 1917, p 6.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1917, p 7 no 4, illus p 7.

Christian Science Monitor, ‘A survey of Australian art: Australians abroad in the galleries’, Boston, 09 Sep 1918, p 14.

National Art Gallery of NSW illustrated catalogue, Sydney, 1924, pp 5–7 no 1, illus p 5.

Spectator, 'Fine arts – winter exhibition of sketches and drawings’, London, 18 Dec 1852, p 1212. Study for the head of the Black Prince ‘in the great picture exhibited last year’

Townsville Daily Bulletin, ‘Holiday notes’, Townsville, 15 Jan 1929, p 11.

Exposition rétrospective de peinture anglaise (XVIIIe et XIXe siècles), Brussels, 1929, p 28 under no 17. See no 17 for a related drawing

Art Journal, ‘The exhibition of the Royal Academy, 1852, the eighty-fourth’, London, 01 Jun 1952, pp 165-76: p 175.

Art Journal, ‘Three important exhibitions’, London, Mar 1901, pp 95–96: p 95.

Manchester Guardian, ‘Gifts to the City Art Gallery’, Manchester, 23 May 1931, p 9. Manchester oil sketch

Sydney Morning Herald, ‘Lectures on Art’, Sydney, 26 Jun 1931, p 9.

Correspondence 124/1931, letter from Stanley Kennedy North, London, 06 Jul 1931. Recommends treating the Chaucer by waxing the surface

Trustees’ minutes 1931, 28 Aug 1931, p 1210. Cost approved for making a block of the Chaucer for reproduction (presumably in Art in Australia)

Sunday Times, ‘New South Wales Art Gallery pictures’, Perth, 20 Jan 1932, p 24.

Observer, ‘Art – At Burlington House’, London, 06 Jan 1901, p 6.

Trustees’ minutes 1900, 20 Apr 1900, p 245. Request from Walter Rowlands of Mass, USA, for photo of Ford Madox Brown Chaucer for an illustrated book

Courier-Mail, '‘Critics’ praise – Pictures for Sydney – Sound purchases’, Brisbane, 26 Sep 1933, p 12.

Townsville Daily Bulletin, 'Impressions', Townsville, 16 Jan 1934, p 5.

Townsville Daily Bulletin, ‘Essays in brief. From Sydney’, Townsville, 28 Jan 1937, p 7.

Townsville Daily Bulletin, ‘Painters and painting’, Townsville, 28 May 1937, p 12.

Sydney Morning Herald, ‘Striking costumes in medieval sets’, Sydney, 11 Nov 1937, p 19.

Townsville Daily Bulletin, ‘Essays in brief’, Townsville, 04 Sep 1939, p 2.

Kalgoorlie Miner, ‘A new ABC adventure’, Perth, 17 Aug 1940, p 5.

An exhibition of a selected number of subject pictures belonging to the national collection, Sydney, Jul 1943, p 7.

Pre-Raphaelite drawings [from Birmingham], London, 1947, p 12, under no 43. See no 43 for drawing

Paintings and drawings by British artists from the City of Birmingham Art Gallery, Aberystwyth, 1956, p 16, under no 40. See also nos 40–41 for drawing and watercolour

Argus, ‘Stories of the ages: the story of Griselda’, Melbourne, 06 Jul 1946, p 27. Supplement Argus Week-End Magazine

The Pre-Raphaelite brotherhood, Birmingham, 1947, pp 10, 29. See no 9 for Tate replica and nos 124–27 for drawings

Illustrated souvenir: eighty reproductions from the collections of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales: a selection of eighty reproductions mainly from the Australian collection and including examples from the British, French and Dutch, Sydney, circa 1950, illus p [31], pl 51. As ‘Chaucer reading his poems before John of Gaunt’

Illustrated souvenir: eighty-two reproductions from the collections of the Art Gallery of New South Wales: a selection of eighty-two reproductions mainly from the Australian collection and including examples from the British, French and Dutch, Sydney, circa 1958, illus p [31], pl 51.

The Australian Children’s Pictorial, Sydney, Feb 1951, col illus cover.

Ten decades, a review of British taste, 1851–1951, London, 1951, np, under no 3. See no 3 for Tate replica

Some Pre-Raphaelite paintings and drawings, Cardiff, 1955, p 8, under no 7. See no 7 for preparatory drawing

Trustees’ minutes 1900, 03 Apr 1900, p 233. Murch to continue his conservation treatment

Catalogue of paintings in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 1961, p 29, under no 79. 2 vols

British and foreign correspondence BF4/1900, letter from Walter Rowlands, 05 Mar 1900. Requests photograph to illustrate his book ‘Scenes from the lives of the great authors’

Conservation report by Arthur Murch, 20 Feb 1900.

Trustees' minutes 1965, 23 Jul 1965, p 5554. Ford Madox Brown returned from Liverpool undamaged

Victorian paintings, Sheffield, 1968, p 10. See no 15 for Tate replica

Observer, ‘Ancient and modern pictures: sale of the Bibby collection’, London, 04 Jun 1899, p 10.

British and foreign correspondence 9/1899, letter from George Bell & Sons, 20 Jun 1890. Requests permission to reproduce the painting in a book by Percy Bate

Clarence and Richmond Examiner, ‘Tasma’s letter’, Sydney, 20 Mar 1897, p 8.

Athenaeum, ‘Ford Madox Brown: a Record of his Life and Work’, London, 13 Mar 1897, pp 352–54: p 353.

Daniel Maclise 1806–1870, London, 1972, p 88.

Sydney Morning Herald, ‘Mr William Michael Rossetti’, Sydney, 12 Mar 1897, p 3.

Art Journal, ‘The February exhibitions in London’, London, Mar 1897, pp 92–94: p 92.

Athenaeum, ‘Ford Madox Brown: a record of his life and work’, London, 27 Feb 1897, pp 284–285: p 285. Review of Hueffer 1896

Athenaeum, ‘Fine arts – exhibition of works of Ford Madox Brown at the Grafton Gallery’, London, 13 Feb 1897, pp 220–221.

Art Journal, ‘The February exhibitions in London’, London, 1897, p 92.

Exhibition of the works of Ford Madox Brown, London, 1897, p 10–12, under no 16. Quotes extensively from Brown’s diary. See also no 9 for the Ashmolean sketch.

Australian Town and Country Journal, 'Gossip', Sydney, 12 Dec 1896, p 44.

Australian Town and Country Journal, ‘Literary gossip’, Brisbane, 04 Jul 1896, p 26.

Queenslander, ‘One of Britain’s foremost artists’, Brisbane, 20 Jan 1894, p 118.

Brisbane Courier, ‘An eminent British artist’, Brisbane, 19 Jan 1894, p 4.

Graphic, ‘The late Mr Ford Madox-Brown’, 14 Oct 1893, p 483.

Australian Town and Country Journal, ‘Death of Mr. Madox Brown’, Sydney, 14 Oct 1893, p 46.

Athenaeum, ‘Mr Ford Madox Brown’, London, 24 Oct 1893, pp 526–527: p 527.

The Argus, ‘Ford Madox Brown’, Melbourne, 13 Oct 1893, p 6.

British Architect, ‘Ford Madox Brown’, London, 13 Oct 1893, pp 252–253: p 252.

Singleton Argus, ‘General gleanings’, Singleton, 11 Oct 1893, p 1.

South Australian Register, ‘Death of Mr. Madox-Brown. London, Oct 7’, Adelaide, 09 Oct 1893, p 5.

Sydney Morning Herald, ‘Death of Mr. Madox Brown. London, Oct. 7’, Sydney, 09 Oct 1893, p 5.

Advertiser, ‘Obituary. Ford Madox Brown. London, Oct 7’, Adelaide, 09 Oct 1893, p 5.

The Brisbane Courier, ‘Cable Messages. (From our London correspondent.)’, Brisbane, 09 Oct 1893, p 5.

Polyptyques: le tableau multiple du moyen âge au vingtième siècle, Paris, 1990, p 158, under no 31. See also no 31 for Ashmolean oil sketch. Catalogue entry by Sophie Gillot-Calais

Aberdeen Weekly Journal, ‘Death of Mr F M Brown’, Aberdeen, 07 Oct 1893, p 5.

Glasgow Herald, ‘Death of Mr Ford Madox Brown’, Glasgow, 07 Oct 1893, p 4.

Daily News, [No Title], London, 07 Oct 1893, p 5.

Art Gallery of New South Wales Annual Report 1992, Sydney, 1992, p 37. For the year ended 30 June 1992. Regarding conservation treatment.

Art Gallery of New South Wales annual report 1993, Sydney, 1993, p 26. For the year ended 30 June 1993. Regarding conservation treatment.

Dundee Courier & Argus, ‘Death of a celebrated painter’, Dundee, 07 Oct 1893, p 5.

Portfolio, ‘Art chronicle’, London, 24 Jan 1893, pp 1–26: p 23.

Glasgow Herald, ‘Our London correspondence’, Glasgow, 14 Apr 1890, p 7.

Sydney Morning Herald, ‘Additions to the Art Gallery’, Sydney, 25 Dec 1876, p 5.

Sixth annual report of the New South Wales Academy of Art [for the year 1876–77], Sydney, 1877, p 5. Schedule of pictures, the property of the Art Gallery of New South Wales and of the New South Wales Academy of Art

Builder, 'The Royal Academy', London, 18 Mar 1865, pp 292-93: p292.

Literary Gazette, 'The Royal Academy', London, 24 May 1851, p 365.

Athenaeum, 'Royal Academy', London, 24 May 1851, pp 559-60: p 560.

Art Journal, ‘The Royal Academy: the eighty-third exhibition, 1851’, London, 1851, pp 153-162: p 157.

Illustrated London News, ‘Ford Madox Brown’, London, 24 Oct 1964, pp 658–659: p 658.

Sydney Morning Herald, ‘London topics’, Sydney, 28 Oct 1933, p 14.

Art Gallery of New South Wales annual report 2002, Sydney, 2002, p 11. For the year ended 30 June 2002

Trustees’ minutes 1911, 24 Mar 1911, p 123. DS MacColl’s report: ‘Gallery seems to possess not a single picture of the first rank ... Madox Brown’s Chaucer is one of the few pictures that could tempt a European student to visit the gallery’

National Art Gallery of New South Wales Bi-monthly conversational discussions, 1906–7, ‘Third bi-monthly conversational discussion at the Art Gallery of NSW, 12 July 1906’, Sydney, 1910, pp 25–36: 25–28, 30–36.

Saint George, ‘The Pre-Raphaelite painters and their pictures at Glasgow International Exhibition’, London, Jan 1902, pp 18–26: p 24.

Art Gallery of New South Wales annual report 2004, Sydney, 2004, p 23. For the year ended 30 June 2004

Sydney Morning Herald, ‘Pictures in Sydney, II – Subject painting at the Art Gallery’, Sydney, 11 Jun 1887, p 6.

Athenaeum, ‘Fine-Art Gossip’, London, 03 Feb 1883, pp 161-62: p 161.

Manchester Times, ‘Art and literary gossip’, Manchester, 03 Feb 1883, p 8.

Sydney Morning Herald, ‘The Art Gallery’, Sydney, 12 Oct 1882, p 8.

Sydney Morning Herald, ‘Chaucer before the court of Edward III. To the editor of the Herald’, Sydney, 03 Jan 1877, p 3.

The Cambridge illuminations, London, 2005, pp 274–76, no 129, col illus p 275. Troilus and Criseyde frontispiece

Sydney Morning Herald, ‘Additions to the Art Gallery – To the editor of the Herald [letter]’, Sydney, 30 Dec 1876, p 8.

Art Journal, ‘Exhibition of sketches and drawings’, London, 1851, pp 259-60: p 260.

Aberdeen Journal, ‘Notes on notable things, no II – the Royal Academy of Arts’, Aberdeen, 04 Jun 1851, p 5.

Illustrated London News, ‘Royal Academy exhibition (second notice)’, London, 17 May 1851, pp 415-16.

Observer, ‘Royal Academy of Arts.– second notice’, London, 12 Mar 1865, suppl p 2.

Ford Madox Brown the unofficial Pre-Raphaelite: works on paper by Ford Madox Brown from Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery, London, 2008, pp 12, 25–27, 49–50, 52, 54, 63–66. Drawings illus pp 23, 42, 43, 47

Times, ‘Exhibition of the Royal Academy (private view): first notice’, London, 03 May 1851, p 8.

Morning Post, ‘The exhibition of the Royal Academy—private view’, London, 03 May 1851, p 5.

Daily News, ‘Fine arts – exhibition of the Royal Academy (first notice)’, London, 03 May 1851, p 6.

The Adelaide Festival of Arts 1962: Special exhibitions at the National Gallery of South Australia, 'The Pre-Raphaelites and their circle', Adelaide, 1962, np, no 3.

New Zealand Herald, ‘Huge paintings create pageant of the past’, Auckland, 29 Jan 2011, p [B18].

Pre-Raphaelite art: paintings, drawings, engravings, sculpture, tapestries, chintzes, wallpapers, Sydney, 1962, pp 5, 7, 9-10, no 3, illus pl 2 and col illus cover.

Ford Madox Brown 1821-1893, Liverpool, 1964, pp 3, 4, 5, 8, 13 no 11, 14, illus pl 2. For oil sketches and drawings see nos 12-14, 50-58

Athenaeum, 'Fine-Art Gossip', London, 01 Sep 1906, p 249-50: p250.

Nottinghamshire Guardian, [No title], Nottingham, 23 Sep 1858, p 7.

Critic, 'Talk of the studios', 30 Oct 1858, p 737.

Art Journal, ‘The provincial exhibitions – Liverpool Academy’, London, Oct 1858, p 309.

Liverpool Mercury, ‘Liverpool Academy’s exhibition’, Liverpool, 16 Sep 1859, p 6.

Manchester Guardian, ‘The sale of Mr Plint’s pictures: a notice of the principal works’, Manchester, 04 Mar 1862, p 3.

Times, ‘Mr Plint’s collection of English pictures’, London, 08 Mar 1862, p 8.

Times, ‘Sale of Pre-Raffaelite pictures’, London, 10 Mar 1862, p 10.

Leeds Mercury, ‘Sale of the late Mr TE Plint’s pictures’, Leeds, 10 Mar 1862, p 3.

Daily News, ‘Sale of the late Mr Plint’s collection’, London, 11 Mar 1862, p 3.

Men of the time: a biographical dictionary of eminent living characters of both sexes, London, 1865, p 116.

The exhibition of Work, and other paintings, by Ford Madox Brown, at the Gallery, 191 Piccadilly, London, 1865, pp 3-4 no 1, p 19 no 45 (Ashmolean oil sketch).

Art Journal, ‘Mr. F Madox Brown’s pictures’, London, 1865, p 156.

Observer, ‘Mr Madox Brown’s pictures, 191, Piccadilly’, London, 12 Mar 1865, p 5.

London review of politics, society, literature, art, and science, ‘Mr Madox Brown’s pictures’, London, 18 Mar 1865, p 299.

Exhibition history (8)

Royal Academy of Arts, 1851, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1851–1851

Paris Exposition Universelle, 1855, Exhibition Venue Unknown, 15 May 1855–15 Nov 1855

Liverpool Academy, 1858, Liverpool Academy, 1858–1858

The exhibition of work and other paintings by Ford Madox Brown, Piccadilly Gallery, London, 1865–1865

The Pre-Raphaelites and their Circle: Adelaide Festival of Arts 1962, National Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Mar 1962–Mar 1962

Pre-Raphaelite art: paintings, drawings, engravings, sculpture, tapestries, chintzes, wallpapers, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 03 Oct 1962–28 Oct 1962

Ford Madox Brown 1821-1893:

Love and death: art in the age of Queen Victoria, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 16 Mar 2002–12 May 2002