ERSKINE NICOL, R.S.A., A.R.A. (1825-1904)
ERSKINE NICOL, R.S.A., A.R.A. (1825-1904)
ERSKINE NICOL, R.S.A., A.R.A. (1825-1904)
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ERSKINE NICOL, R.S.A., A.R.A. (1825-1904)

A Whist Party

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ERSKINE NICOL, R.S.A., A.R.A. (1825-1904)
A Whist Party
signed and dated 'Nicol 1854' (lower left); further signed and inscribed "The whist party" (Finished Sketch)/ painted for John Parker Esquire/ Liverpool/ June 1854/ No varnish to be put on this picture for/ three or four years - only to be rubbed with a/ silk handkerchief/ Erskine Nicol/ Edinr.' (on a label attached to the reverse), and further signed and indistinctly inscribed 'No. 3 A whist party (finished sketch/ for a picture)/ Erskine Nicol/ 15 Fettes/ Edinburgh/ 1854 No varnish to be put on this picture for/ three or four years - only to be rubbed with a/ silk handkerchief/ EN.' (on a label attached to the reverse of the backboard)
oil on panel
10 1⁄4 x 14 3⁄8 in. (26 x 36.5 cm.)
Provenance
Painted for John Parker Esq., Liverpool, June 1854.
Samuel Montagu, 1st Baron Swaythling (1832-1911), 12 Kensington Palace Gardens, London and thence by descent.
Literature
Inventory of Works of Art settled as heirlooms by Montagu, First Lord Swaythling, 1911, reprinted 1919, prepared by Christie, Manson & Woods, p. 9, no. 26.
Exhibited
Edinburgh, Royal Scottish Academy, 1855, no. 136.

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