The subject has not been identified. Four women are shown, perhaps below a vine. Another image, depicting the standing figure of a woman, is painted on the reverse.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
1824 - 1886
Full title
Subject Composition
Date made
probably 1870-86
Medium and support
Oil on wood, probably mahogany
Dimensions
19.1 x 42.5 cm
Inscription summary
Signed
Acquisition credit
Presented as part of the 'Harry Wearne Collection of Twelve Paintings by Monticelli' to the Tate Gallery, 1939; transferred, 1956
Inventory number
NG5010
Location in Gallery