The Eve of the Wedding
Jerry Barrett, 1824-1906
Signed and dated 1852
Oil on canvas
30 x 24 inches
Exhibited Royal Academy, 1852, no. 1113
The model for the painting on the easel has been relegated to the shadows by the invasion of two ladies intent upon using use ihe large mirror in the studio. There is a photograph of a similar, larger painting with the same title (but apparently undated) in the Witt Library.
The Maas Gallery, London has most generously given its permission to use in the