Florence Nightingale Receiving the Wounded

Florence Nightingale Receiving the Wounded at Scutari — 1856 — The Mission of Mercy by Jerry Barrett, 1824-1906. Oil on canvas, 23 1/2 x 35 inches.

"A finished oil study and several pencil studies for this painting are in the National Portrait Gallery, London. The following figures have been identified: Sir William Linton, 1801-1880 (to the left of the archway); Sir Henry Knight Storks, 1811-1874 (to his right); Florence Nightingale, 1820-1910 (to the left of the window); Alexis Benoit Soyer, 1809-1858 (in white to her left)" (Spring '84).

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Spring '84. Exhibition catalogue. London: Fine Art Society, 1984. No. 3.

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