An image of Christ and the woman of Samaria

William Hamilton

(England 1751 – 02 Dec 1801)

Christ and the woman of Samaria

Location
Not on display
Year
1792
Media
Painting
Medium
oil on canvas
Dimensions
127.4 x 101.8 cm canvas; 144.0 x 118.8 x 10.0 cm frame
Signature & date

Signed l.r., "W Hamilton R.A.". Not dated.

Credit
Purchased 1970
Accession number
28.1971
Provenance
Thomas Macklin, circa 1791-29 May 1801, London/England, Commissioned by Macklin. His sale, Coxe, Burrell & Foster, London, 5–10 May 1800, no 59 ('Samaritan woman at the well'), bought in; Macklin's estate sale, Peter Coxe, Burrell & Foster, 27–30 May 1801, 3rd day, 29 May 1801, no 17.
Peter Stuart, pre 1881, Liverpool/England, Elm House, Seaforth, Liverpool, by 1881 (see exhibitions); presumably by descent.
James Nicoll, post 02 Mar 1934, Purchased at Christie's, London, 2 Mar 1934, no 115 ('from a country house in the north of England'). Purchased at this sale by James Nicoll, 6½ gns
Christie's London, 18 Nov 1966, London/England, Purchased at Christie's, London, 18 Nov 1966, no 28, by 'Parks', 70 gns.
W. & F.C. Bonham & Sons, Ltd., London, 26 Jun 1967, London/England, Purchased by Agnew's, lot 91.
Agnew's, London, 26 Jun 1967-16 Jun 1970, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Agnew's 1970.