Ford Madox Brown


Physical Description

Medium: oil on canvas
Dimensions: 840 x 1742 mm
Signature: F.Madox Brown
Date on Image: 1860
Note: Artist's name and date inscribed on picture.

Production Description

Production Date: 1859-1860
Exhibition History: R.A., 1860 (no.260); Liverpool, 1964 (no.36)
Original Cost: £84
Model: Ford Madox Brown
Note: The artist painted himself as the man on the far right.
Model: Emma Madox Brown
Note: The artist's wife is the woman standing next to him.
Model: Cathy Madox Brown
Note: The artist's youngest daughter is depicted seated on the ground.


Current Location: Birmingham City Museums and Art Gallery
Catalog Number: 1915P97
Archival History: Purchased from the artist by Major Gillum for £84 in 1860; presented by the Trustees of the Public Picture Gallery Fund to the Birmingham City Museum and Art Gallery, 1915

Scholarly Commentary


  • The Pre-Raphaelites, Tate 1984, 178-179 (no.103).
Electronic Archive Edition: 1
File Name: op140.rap.xml