The daughter of the house
- oil on canvas
- 46.5 × 60.3 cm
- inscribed in brown paint l.r.: Frank.Holl (ank.Holl underlined)/79
- Accession Number
- International Painting
- Credit Line
- National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1920
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- Gallery location
- 19th Century European Paintings Gallery
Level 2, NGV International
Exhibited Royal Academy, London, 1879, no. 950; with Arthur Tooth & Sons (dealer), London, 1879; collection of Henry Lovatt (1831–1913), Wolverhampton, by 1881; included in the Henry Lovatt sale, Christie's, London, 21 May 1881, no. 89; from where purchased by Arthur Tooth & Sons, London, 1881; collection of William Yeats Baker (1836–1916), Streatham, London, until 1916; included in the W. Y. Baker sale, Christie’s, London, 9 November 1916, no. 105; from where purchased by A. Pickering & Son (dealer), London; with Pickering & Son, until 1920; by which sold, Christie’s, London, 26 March 1920, no. 152; from where purchased, on the advice of Frank Rinder, for the Felton Bequest, 1920.
 Redford, George, Art Sales: A history of sales of pictures and other works of art, vol. 2, London: Bradbury, Agnew & Co., 1888, p. 55, https://archive.org/stream/artsaleshistoryo02redf#page/54/mode/2up
 Not listed in the write-up of Baker sale, ‘In the Sale Room’, The Connoisseur Magazine, London, vol. 47, January 1917, p. 42–43, however this painting sold for 42gns, confirmed with Christie’s archive, email correspondence 10 July 2017. Alfred Story mentions Holl is represented in the Baker collection, but does not refer to a specific title. See Story, Alfred T., ‘Mr. W. Y. Baker's collection at Streatham Hill’, The Magazine of Art, London, vol. 16, 1893, p. 230–32.
Royal Academy, London, 1879, no. 950; Winter Exhibition, Arthur Tooth & Sons, London, 1879, no 51; Exhibition of Oil Paintings by British & European Artists, Centre for Adult Education, Melbourne, 1954, no 13; The First Fifty Years: 19th Century British Art from the Gallery Archives, Melbourne, 1992; Hidden Treasures, David Jones’ Art Gallery, Sydney, 1992.