(England 10 Mar 1787 – 13 Nov 1849)
The Golden Age
- Not on display
- circa 1840
- oil on canvas
- 119.0 x 133.0 cm stretcher; 150.2 x 164.0 x 8.0 cm frame
- Signature & date
- Not signed. Not dated.
- Purchased under the terms of the Florence Turner Blake Bequest 1968
- Accession number
- Roland, Browse and Delbanco (England), 22 Apr 1959-Jun 1968, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Roland, Browse and Delbanco 1968. Purchased by Roland, Browse and Delbanco from Sotheby's London, 22 April 1959
C.W. Dyson Perrins (England), pre 22 Apr 1959, England, by descent, sold by the executors of C.W. Dyson Perrins at Sotheby's, 22 April 1959.
J. Dyson Perrins (England), post 1878?, England, probably bought in 1878 at the Suffolk St Gallery exhibition, remaining in his family until sold by the executors of C.W. Dyson Perrins at Sotheby's 22 April 1959
Holmes (England), post 09 Mar 1867, England, Purchased Christie's London, 9 March 1867, lot no. 128, £504
Mr Colls (England), 27 Feb 1858-09 Mar 1867, England, [dealer?] Purchased at William Wethered sale Christie's London, 27 February 1858, lot 62, £49.7.0. Sold Christie's London, 9 March 1867, lot no. 128, purchased Holmes.
William Wethered (England, d.1863), 27 Feb 1856?-27 Feb 1858, London/England, [dealer] King's Lynn, Norfolk and by 1849 London. His sale Christies London, 27 February 1858, lot 62
Charles Birch (England, b.1832, d.1893), pre 27 Feb 1856, England, Metchley Abbey, Harborne. Sold by Foster & Son, London 27-28 February 1856, lot iiv. Dennis Farr (letter 28 January 1969) believes Birch either commissioned the work or bought it from the studio.