Description & Technical information

The painting – which depicts the Roman Goddess of Youth and Springtime – is signed by the artist and features one of his favourite models, the English society beauty, Edith Brignall. It is one of three portraits of her painted by Peacock in the summer of 1897, the two others being in the collection of Tate Britain. The goddess Flora was a popular figure with the Pre-Raphaelite movement and also featured
in paintings by both John William Waterhouse and Evelyn de Morgan.

Dimensions: (framed) 79cm x 69½cm (31” x 27½”)

Dimensions: (canvas only) 61cm x 50½cm (24”x 20”)

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Date:  1897
Period:  late 19th century
Signature: Signed by the artist.
Dimensions: 79 x 69 cm (31¹/₈ x 27¹/₈ inches)
Provenance: Private collection of Colonel Sir James Reynolds, 1st Baronet, Dove Park, Woolton, Liverpool. With Trinity House, Broadway; Maas Gallery, St James's, London.

Exhibitions: Maas Gallery, St James's, London.

Categories: Paintings, Drawings & Prints