William Etty

Allegory



William Etty - Allegory



William Etty
Allegory
71.1 x 87.6 cm
Oil on canvas, laid down on wood
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Gift of Martin Birnbaum


Literature

Katharine Baetjer, British paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1575-1875, New York; New Haven and London, 2009, nr. 121


Provenance

Arthur Kay, Tregortha, Glasgow (by 1904-11)
his sale, Christie's, London, May 11-12, 1911, no. 262, to Gooden & Fox
with Gooden & Fox, London, 1911, sold to Lever
William Hesketh Lever, Baron Leverhulme, later 1st Viscount Leverhulme (1911—d. 1925)
his estate sale, Anderson Galleries, New York, February 17, 1926, no. 79, to Hawkins
J.T. Hawkins (from 1926)
with Martin Birnbaum, New York, by 1958-59
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, gift of Nartin Birnbaum, 1959
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External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 59.131

Other works by William Etty


William Etty Study for
Study for "Leda and the Swan"
c. 1840

Attributed to William Etty Reclining nude
Reclining nude

William Etty The Three Graces
The Three Graces

William Etty The Deluge
The Deluge
c. 1835-45

William Etty Perseus and Andromeda
Perseus and Andromeda
1840