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Joanna Boyce Wells, 1831–1861, British
Fanny Eaton
Oil on paper laid to linen
Support (PTG): 6 3/4 x 5 3/8 inches (17.1 x 13.7 cm)

Signed and dated, upper left: "Joanna M Wells 1861"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
earrings | ethnicity | jewelry | model (person) | pearls | portrait | profile (figure) | queen (person) | shawl | shawls | woman
Associated People:
Eaton, Fanny (1835-1924), artists' model
Not on view
Exhibition History:
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Pre-Raphaelite Women Artists (Southampton City Art Gallery, 1998-05-30 - 1998-08-02)

Pre-Raphaelite Women Artists (Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, 1998-03-07 - 1998-05-17)

Black Victorians - Black People in British Art 1800-1900 (Manchester City Galleries, 2005-10-15 - 2006-01-15)

Black Victorians - Black People in British Art 1800-1900 (Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, 2006-01-28 - 2006-04-01)

Figuring Women - The Female in Modern British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 2008-03-28 - 2008-06-08)

Pre-Raphaelite Sisters (National Portrait Gallery, 2019-10-01 - 2020-01-01)

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Susan P. Casteras, A Struggle for Fame: Victorian women artists and authors, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Connecticut, p. 52, N6796 C27 1994 (LC) (YCBA)

Adrienne L. Childs, The Black Figure in the European Imaginary, London; Winter Park, FL, 2017, p. 66, pl. 21, N8232 +C59 2017 Oversize (YCBA)

Adrienne L. Childs, Imagining Blacks in European art, Fine Art Connoisseur, 14 issue 2, Streamline, Boca Raton, Fla, p. 79, V 2837 (YCBA)

Jan Marsh, Not Simply a Case of Princely Male Genius and Passive Cinerellas, Apollo, 190, London, November 2019, p. 30, N1 A54 (LC) Oversize (YCBA)

Jan Marsh, Pre-Raphaelite Sisters, National Portrait Gallery Publications, London, England, p. 103, N6767.5.P7 M37 2019 (LC) Oversize (YCBA)

Allen Staley, The New Painting of the 1860s, between the pre-raphaelites and the aesthetic movement , Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn., 2011, pp. 92-93, 121, fig. 81, ND467 .S72 2011 Oversize (YCBA)

Diane Waggoner, The Pre-Raphaelite lens, British photography and painting, 1848-1875 , National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Farnham, Surrey [England], 2009, p. 139, fig. 7, N72 P5 W34 2010 + (YCBA)

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