Subject Composition

Two standing women and a seated dog are seen in what may be a park. No specific subject has been identified.

This painting was formerly in the collection of the Dutch artist and collector Hendrik Willem Mesdag (1831 - 1915) whose museum opened in The Hague in 1887. This painting was sold together with a portion of his collection in New York in 1920.

Key facts

Artist dates
1824 - 1886
Full title
Subject Composition
Date made
probably 1870-90
Medium and support
Oil on wood
42 x 29.5 cm
Inscription summary
Acquisition credit
Presented as part of the 'Harry Wearne Collection of Twelve Paintings by Monticelli' to the Tate Gallery, 1939; transferred, 1956
Inventory number
Location in Gallery