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John Jackson (1778 - 1831)

An unfinished Portrait of Mrs Soane, painted from a Pencil Sketch by J. Flaxman RA and a Miniature

1831

Oil on panel

Height: 61cm
Width: 47cm

Museum number: P148

Provenance help-art-provenance

The 1840 paintings inventory at the Soane Museum records 'This picture was commenced by Jackson, a short time previous to his death in 1831 from a pencil sketch by the late Flaxman and a drawing by Mr. Dance [George Dance]'. The earliest Museum inventory, 1837, notes that it is an unfinished portrait. It was commissioned by Soane in 1828 as a pendant to his own portrait by Jackson (SM P142).

Literature

Soane, Description, 1830, p.41.
Soane, Description, 1835, p.21.
New Description, 2007, p. 30.

Exhibition history

A Terrier's Tale: The Manchester Terrier Through History, Kennel Club Art Gallery, 6 February - 29 June 2012


If you have any further information about this object, please contact us: worksofart@soane.org.uk