E. J. POYNTER, R.A.

Title

E. J. POYNTER, R.A.

Date Created

1884

Creator

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

Is Version Of

E. J. Poynter, 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

Poynter, Edward John (1836-1919), British painter

Date Issued

August 1884

Date Copyrighted

September 24, 1883, Copyright owner, Joe Parkin Mayall, 548 Oxford Street, London. Copyright author, Frank Dudman, 27 Bloemfontein, Shepherds Bush, London (Public Records, The National Archives, Kew, COPY 1/365/287)
Copyright description: "Photograph of Mr E J Poynter R A & interior of his studio at The Avenue, 76 Fulham Rd. S.W. Seated, drawing in hand, legs crossed."

Description

The artist is seated with his legs crossed in his studio, a drawing in his hand, wearing a pensive expression. Behind him, on an easel, is a large figure drawing that partly obscures a fireplace with a row of plates lining the overmantel. In the corner of the room, to the left of the artist, are two more easels holding framed paintings. The floor is covered with an elaborate rug.

Is Referenced By

Jeremy Maas, The Victorian Art World in Photographs (London: Barrie & Jenkins, 1984), fig. 246, p. 131
“Some Fine Art Books.” The Graphic, issue 788, Jan. 3, 1885. "Part VI. of 'Artists at Home' (S. Low and Co.), contains the portraits of five very opposite characters—E. J. Poynter, R.A., T. O. Barlow, R.A., Macbeth and Storey, A.R.A.’s, and Mr. Gladstone. The volume fully sustains the promise of the earlier numbers, the photo engravings are excellent, and the letterpress brief and to the point."

References

(Easel on the left, lower painting): Smaller version of E. J. Poynter, The Visit of the Queen of Sheba to King Solomon, 1890, Art Gallery of New South Wales. 
http://www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au/collection/works/898/. In the studio-portrait, the painting is shown unfinished.
(Center easel):  Smaller version of J. Poynter, The Ides of March, 1883, Manchester Art Gallery, England.
http://artuk.org/discover/artworks/the-ides-of-march-205859
(Right easel): E. J. Poynter, Decoration for the Dome: St. Paul's, The Upper Circular Panel. "Christ in Judgment," 1884. "Ink photo" of small copy of color cartoon for the mosaic decoration reproduced in The Builder (London)47 (July 5, 1884), n.p.

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

NGA_m48_pl_21.tif

Contributor

Department of Image Collections, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Omeka record contributed by Linda Merrill

Date Submitted

September 28, 2016

Date Modified

November 21, 2016

Original Format

Photoengraving on copper

Image size

6 1/2 in. x 8 5/8 in. (16.4 cm x 22 cm)

Sheet size

10 7/8 in. x 14 1/2 in. (27.7 cm x 36.8 cm)

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 | E. J. POYNTER, R.A. | Copyright

Notes

A different version of the photograph was 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. Copyright description: "Photograph of Mr E J Poynter R A & interior of his studio at The Avenue, 76 Fulham Road, S.W. Seated, drawing in hand" (Public Records, The National Archives, Kew, COPY 1/365/286 ).

Files

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Collection

Reference

Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, London publisher, E. J. POYNTER, R.A.

Cite As

Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, London publisher and D. Appleton & Co., New York publisher, “E. J. POYNTER, R.A.,” Victorian Artists at Home, accessed May 25, 2024, https://artistsathome.emorydomains.org/items/show/30.

Item Relations

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