The Girl at the Gate
Sir George Clausen
Oil on canvas
Support: 1714 x 1384 mm; frame: 2200 x 1870 x 215 mm
Tate Britain (ref. N01612)
Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest, 1890
This was painted in Cookham Dean, Berkshire, where Clausen lived from 1885-91; his children's nanny, a young local woman called Mary Baldwin, was his model. [Commentary continues below].
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