Solitude

1879
Robert Barrett Browning (British, 1846–1912)


Dimensions

151.1 x 235.6 cm (59 1/2 x 92 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

82.232

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Lower left: 18 RBB 79 (letters joined)

Provenance

1882, acquired from the artist's family by Clara Jessup (Mrs. Bloomfield H.) Moore (b. 1824 - d. 1899), London, for the MFA [see note 1]. (Accession Date: October 25, 1882)

NOTES:
[1] The painting was exhibited by the artist at the Royal Academy in 1880 (no. 209). Mrs. Moore was a friend of the artist's father, the poet Robert Barrett Browning, and acquired the painting through him for the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Bloomfield H. Moore