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402013
  • Title
    Emma, Harriet and Fanny Samuell, ca. 1857 / oil portrait by Fortescue Hitchins
  • Creator
  • Call number
    ML 1199
    Status: On display – Paintings from the Collection, Room 3, East Wall, no. 289
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    ca. 1857
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    402013
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    1 painting - oil, (re-lined) in gilt plaster frame - 81 x 91.5 cm painting; 115 x 125.5 cm frame
  • Source
    Purchased May 1999
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Artist died before 1955
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    From left is Emma (b.1850), Harriet (b.1853) and Fanny (b.1847)
    Attributed to Fortescue Hitchins after comparison with a signed portrait of Maraina Smith (ML 684, Mitchell Library)
    Dated by age of children and before Hitchins moved to Maitland in ca. 1858 (see Joan Kerr ed., Dictionary of Australian Artists 1770-1870)
    This portrait was first sold with Mary Anne Samuell (ML 1190) at Lawsons 2 December 1986 lot 96. The two portraits came from Samuell family descendants
    Digital order no:Album ID : 874387
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