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Creator:
Sir William Quiller Orchardson, 1832–1910, British
Title:

The Story of a Life

Date:
1866
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 37 x 60 1/4 inches (94 x 153 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed, lower right: "wq orchardson"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1989.10
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
apron (main garment) | bed | candles | candlestick | cavern | dress | genre subject | gesture | girls | nun | poem | religious | ribbon | sash | teacher | teaching | woman
Access:
On view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1304
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James Dafforne, British Artists, Their Style and Character , Art Journal, no. 104, August 1870, p. 234, Available online: British Periodicals database

Lindsay. Errington, Master class, Robert Scott Lauder and his pupils , National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, 1983, p. 79, no. 70, fig. 70, NJ18 L3726 E77 (YCBA)

Exhibition of the Royal Academy, London Times, May 5, 1866, p.9, Avaialble on line : Times Digital Archive Also available on microfilm : Film AN T482 (SML)

Fine Arts, Royal Academy , Athenaeum, no. 2011, May 12, 1866, p. 639, Available online: British Periodicals II Also available: .A88 At421 + (SML)

Ayla Lepine, Fabric of devotion : William Quiller Orchardson's The story of a life and women religious in Victorian Britain, [ Electrronic Resource] , Center for the Study of Material & Visual Cultures of Religion, New Haven, Accessed January 14, 2016, pp. 1- 10, Available online http://mavcor.yale.edu/conversations/essays/fabric-devotion-william-quiller-orchardson-s-story-life-and-women-religious

James Stanley Little, The life and work of William Q. Orchardson, R.A., Art Journal office, London, 1897, p. 32, ND497.O7

Scottish Arts Council, Sir William Quiller Orchardson R.A., [ catalogue of] a Scottish Arts Council exhibition ] , Edinburgh, 1972, p. 41, no. 12, NJ18 Or35 S36 (YCBA)

The Royal Academy, Art Journal, v. 54, June 1866, p. 168, Available online Available online in British Periodicals II DB


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