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The mitherless bairn
1855

Medium
oil on wood panel
Measurements
63.2 × 90.0 cm
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Accession Number
p.311.11-1
Department
International Painting
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1886
© Public Domain
Gallery location
19th Century European Paintings Gallery
Level 2, NGV International
Provenance

Exhibited Royal Academy, London, 1855, no. 141; purchased from the artist by Henry Wallis (dealer), London, 1855; collection of Calvert Toulmin (1815–86), Bayswater, London, by 1871–86; included in the sale Christie's, London, 26 June 1886, no. 45; from where purchased by Agnew's (dealer), London, 1886, stock no. 4119; from where purchased, on the advice of Alfred Taddy Thompson, for the NGV, 29 June 1886.