The Eve of the Wedding

The Eve of the Wedding

Jerry Barrett, 1824-1906

Signed and dated 1852

Oil on canvas

30 x 24 inches

Exhibited Royal Academy, 1852, no. 1113

The model for the painting on the easel has been relegated to the shadows by the invasion of two ladies intent upon using use ihe large mirror in the studio. There is a photograph of a similar, larger painting with the same title (but apparently undated) in the Witt Library.

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