Grisette

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The Beautiful Grisette, (after) G. S. Newton, unknown.

Description

This, oil on canvas, painting depicts a scene from 'A Sentimental Journey' where Parson Yorick is visiting Paris and enters a glove shop to ask for directions. Distracted by the beauty of the shop assistant he stays longer than he originally intended and the encounter with the glove-seller becomes increasingly intimate. There is very little written about the artist but it is believed he was friends with Frith. See object CCWSH:1167

Object history

Kenneth Monkman purchased the painting in 1961

Accession number

CCWSH:1167

Dimensions

53cm x 48cm

Artist

(after) G.S. Newton

Date

unknown