About this artwork

One of the artist's favourite pursuits, especially abroad, was exploring the contents of antique shops in search of the rare books, medals and china that he collected. This little picture is a reflection of his fascination with the old and the odd.

  • title:
    Bric-a-brac
  • accession number:
    NG 1731
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  • materials:
    Oil on canvas
  • date created:
    Dated 1862
  • measurements:
    20.50 x 41.40 cm (framed: 37.00 x 58.30 x 8.00 cm)
  • credit line:
    Bequest of Alexander Fowler Roberts 1929
  • photographer:
    Antonia Reeve

Sir William Fettes Douglas

Sir William Fettes Douglas