B. RIVIERE, R.A.

Title

B. RIVIERE, R.A.
Studio portrait of Briton Rivière

Date Created

1884

Creator

Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, London Publisher
D. Appleton & Co., New York Publisher

Is Version Of

B. Riviere, RA, albumen print, approx. 6½ x 8½ in., by Frank Dudman (1855-1918) for Joseph Park Mayall (1839-1922), 1883

Source

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.

Subject

Rivière, Briton (1840-1920). English painter, etcher, and sculptor.

Date Issued

July 1884

Date Copyrighted

Photograph copyrighted September 24, 1883. Copyright owner of photograph, Joe Parkin Mayall, 584 Oxford Street, London. Copyright author of photograph, Frank Dudman, 27 Bloemfontein, Shepherds Bush, London (Public Records, The National Archives, Kew, COPY 1/365/284).
Description: “Photograph of Mr Briton Riviere R A [Royal Academy] and interior of his studio situate at 'Flaxley' 82 Finchley Rd. Seated, palette in hand and painting’.”

Description

Rivière is sitting in lunging position in front of easel, palette in hand, painting on canvas. Canvas content is not visible to viewer. Several animal furs line floor, couch, and table. Large tapestry hangs on left-hand wall. Framed picture hangs on right-hand wall with animal skeleton, perhaps of a wolf or dog, on dresser underneath painting.

Is Referenced By

Maas, Jeremy. The Victorian Art World in Photographs. London: Barrie & Jenkins, 1984. Repr. p. 77, fig. 137.

Rights

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.

Identifier

FOLIO2011_134_01.tif

Contributor

Stuart A. Rose Manuscripts and Rare Books Library, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Omeka record contributed by Michelle Malmberg

Date Submitted

September 29, 2016

Date Modified

October 1, 2016
November 21, 2016, by LM
February 14, 2017, by LM

Original Format

Photoengraving on copper

Image size

22.86 cm x 16.51 cm

Sheet size

TK

Inscriptions

(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 | B. RIVIERE, R.A.

Notes

A different version of the photograph was also copyrighted on September 14, 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 Pritor [sic] Riviere R A & interior of his studio situate at 'Flaxley' 82 Finchley Road, N.W. Standing, palette in hands" (Public Records, National Archives, Kew, COPY 1/365/283).

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Collection

Reference

Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, London Publisher, B. RIVIERE, R.A.

Cite As

Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, London Publisher and D. Appleton & Co., New York Publisher, “B. RIVIERE, R.A.,” Victorian Artists at Home, accessed January 26, 2020, https://artistsathome.emorydomains.org/items/show/21.

Item Relations

This Item dcterms:relation Item: BRITON RIVIERE, R.A., M.A.
Item: BRITON RIVIERE, R.A., M.A. dcterms:relation This Item
Item: RICHARD REDGRAVE, Hon. Retired R.A. dcterms:relation This Item
Item: Briton Riviere dcterms:relation This Item
Item: Flaxley, Studio-house of B. Riviere dcterms:relation This Item