J. PETTIE, R.A.
J. PETTIE, R.A.
Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, London publisher
D. Appleton & Co., New York publisher
Is Version Of
J. Pettie, RA, albumen print, approx. 6½ x 8½ in., by Frank Dudman (1855-1918) for Joseph Park Mayall (1839-1922), 1883
F. G. Stephens, Artists at Home, photographed by J. P. Mayall and reproduced in facsimile by photoengraving on copper plates; edited, with biographical notes and descriptions, by Frederick George Stephens (London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington; New York: Appleton & Co., 1884), n.p.
Pettie, John (1839-1893), Scottish painter
Photograph copyrighted September 13, 1883. Copyright owner of photograph, Joe Parkin Mayall, 548 Oxford Street, London. Copyright author of photograph, Frank Dudman, 27 Bloemfontein, Shepherds Bush, London (Public Records, National Archives, Kew, COPY 1/365/229).
Description: "Photograph of Mr J Pettie R A, & interior of his studio at The Lothians, Fitzjohn Avenue. Nearly full face position."
The artist is seated at the compositional center, looking toward the viewer. Slightly behind him is a large easel bearing a framed painting. On the man wall hangs a large tapestry, with two suits of armor flanking a fireplace. The wooden floor is partially covered with oriental rugs.
Is Referenced By
"Pettie, John," in Benezit Dictionary of Artists, Oxford Art Online, http://www.oxfordartonline.com.80/subscriber/article/benezit/B00140129
Jeremy Maas, The Victorian Art World in Photographs (London: Barrie & Jenkins, 1984), fig. 76, p. 48.
Helen Valentine, ed., Art in the Age of Queen Victoria: Treasures from the Royal Academy of Arts Permanent Collection (New Haven: Royal Academy of Arts, Longon, in association with Yale University Press, 1999), p. 155. (Photo from RA Archives)
“Reviews.” The Art Journal 46 (1884): 256. "The portraits of Mr. Millais and Mr. Marcus Stone are excellent likenesses, but those of Mr. Alma-Tadema and Mr. Pettie somehow miss the distinguishing characteristics of the two men."
The online edition of this work in the public domain, i.e., not protected by copyright, has been produced by the Emory University Digital Library Program.
Stuart A. Rose Manuscripts and Rare Books Library, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Omeka record contributed by Linda Merrill
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Photoengraving on copper
8 3/8 in. x 6 1/2 in. (21.4 cm x 16.4 cm)
14 3/8 in. x 10 7/8 in. (36.6 cm x 27.7 cm)
(Printed on the mount beneath the image) J P Mayall Photo | London published by Sampson Low Marston Searle & Rivington 188 Fleet St. | Park Lane Studio London | J. PETTIE, R.A. | Copyright
A second version of the photograph was copyrighted on September 13, 1883: Copyright owner of photograph: Joe Parkin Mayall, 548 Oxford Street, London. Copyright author of photograph: Frank Dudman, 27 Bloemfontein, Shepherds Bush, London. Description: "Photograph of Mr J Pettie R A, & interior of his studio situate The Lothians, Fitzjohn Avenue. Side face position" (Public Records, National Archives, Kew, COPY 1/365/228).
Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, London publisher, J. PETTIE, R.A.
Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, London publisher and D. Appleton & Co., New York publisher, “J. PETTIE, R.A.,” Victorian Artists at Home, accessed January 26, 2020, https://artistsathome.emorydomains.org/items/show/14.