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R.P. Bonington, 1802-1828. Nottingham: Castle Museum And art Gallery, 1965, n°240. 

BONINGTON, Richard Parkes

Arnold (Nottinghamshire), 1802 - London, 1828

Vieille femme, assise auprès d'une jeune femme alitée

The use of tears

1826

H. 0.134 m; W. 0.098 m

Signed on the right with a monogram: 'RPB 1826'. On the reverse of this painting a note is pasted : 'Bonington (Richard-Parks) 38 - La visite à la malade. Aquarelle'.Une rivière du Nord'. On the reverse, note : 'Une rivière du Nord, James Kay RSW, 35 Melville street Poll

Paris, musée du Louvre, Département des Arts Graphiques

RF 22756-R

Works on paper

Mode of acquisition: Purchased in 1931. Last ownership: Morot, René.

19th century


Comments

This is the earliest version of a subject that Bonington would assay twice further in 1827-8. Coutan also owned one of the 1827 versions.

See : Patrick Noon, Richard Parkes Bonington, The complete paintings, Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 2008, fig.380 et 411.

The use of tears, 1827, Yale center for british Art, Paul Mellon Fund (Aquarelle, gouache, et gomme arabique sur graphite - 23 x 18 cm.)

The use of tears, 1827, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Huile sur toile- 38.6 x 31.7 cm.)


Bibliography

Marion Spencer, Cat. exp.  R.P. Bonington, 1802-1828. Nottingham: Castle Museum And art Gallery, 1965, n°240. 

 

Patrick Noon, Richard Parkes Bonington, The complete paintings, Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 2008, p.375, fig.332.