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Interrupted


Date:1875  
Medium:oil?  
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Sitter:Jopling Louise/Alice Cockell  
Sitter Note:TY ref: 'Alice and I had a delightful time in Paris, although, poor dear, I victimized her as a model for one of my pictures. I painted her in white, reclining on a lovely old yellow couch. The picture was afterwards exhibited at the Dudley Art Gallery, and was sold on the Private View Day.'  

 

History

Exhibited:Dudley Gallery 1875  
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Sale Provenance:Sold (with two other pictures, #81. #597) to Agnew for £57.15 on 1 Dec 1875 ; Sold by Agnew to EH King on 10 Jul 1877.  
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Note:'Mrs Jopling draws pleasant reminiscences of her French teaching, in her graceful treatment of little boudoir subjects, in particular a handsome lady in gray caressing a yellow parquet, and a pretty student in pouff and peignoir, looking up from her novel at the entrance of a visitor' ('The Dudley', Times, 2 Dec 1875, p. 4)  

 

Bibliography

Reviews:'The Dudley, Times 2 Dec 1875, p. 4) 'Winter Exhibitions: The Dudley', ?, October 30, 1875, Jopling PC bk 1, 2383.jpg The Times, PC bk 1, 2383.jpg  
Jopling 1925 Quote:  
Other Quotations:'taken from myself' (Grattan ts picture list) 'her "Interrupted," a pretty young matron in frock and ample white muslin peignoir, looking up from her pleasant lounge over a book at an intruder, whether welcome or otherwise the critic may occupy himself in deciding' (PC bk 1, October 30, 1875, 2383) 'Mrs. Jopling draws on a pleasant reminiscence on her French teaching, in her graceful treatment of little boudoir subjects, in particular a handsome lady in gray caressing a yellow paroquet, and a pretty student in pouff and peignoir, looking up from her novel at the entrance of a visitor' (PC bk 1, The Times, undated, 2383) 'in Interrupted - a lady half-reclining upon a couch, her eyes suddenly diverted from the book in her hand, and the graceful folds of whose pure white, transparent dress present a very miracle of starched delicacy' (PC bk 1, The Philadelphia, 1875, 2383)  
Other Published Sources:Jopling 1925 list  
Unpublished Sources:Grattan NB PLJ; Grattan ts picture list; Agnew stock book