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Title

The bird catcher - A scene from Nature

retouched 1859 1814

Artist

John Linnell

England

16 Jun 1792 - 20 Jan 1882

  • Details

    Other Title
    The birdcatchers Bayswater 40 Years Ago Bayswater 1814
    Date
    retouched 1859 1814
    Media category
    Painting
    Materials used
    oil on canvas
    Dimensions
    93.8 x 127.3 cm stretcher; 127.2 x 162.5 x 9.0 cm frame
    Signature & date

    Signed and dated, "J Linnell 14 ret'59".

    Credit
    Purchased 1891
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    916
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    John Linnell

    Works in the collection

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  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 3 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 4 publications

  • Provenance

    Thomas, England, Linnell at one time exchanged the painting with Thomas for one of Ham-House.

    P & D Colnaghi and Co, 1845, London/England

    Hatten, post 1859, England, Repainted for Hatten in 1859.

    Charles P. Matthews, pre 06 Jun 1891, London/England, sold at Christie's sale 6 June 1891 lot no. 82 as 'Bayswater forty years ago 1814-1859'.

    Christie's London, 06 Jun 1891, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Christie's London, 6 June 1891, lot no. 82, through Messrs Vokins