Peg Woffington's Visit to Triplet
34 x 44 in. (86.4 x 111.8 cm
Oil on canvas
'If it was art, glory be to such art, so worthily applied, and honour to such creatures as this, that come like sunshine into poor men's houses, and tune drooping hearts to daylight and hope!'
Charles Reade, Peg Woffington, 1853.
signed and dated 'R. SOLOMON./1860' (lower right); inscribed 'C. Prater Esq./Kensington/Peg Woffington's/Visit to Triplet' (on an old label on the reverse); and further inscribed 'Miss Rebecca Solomon/Peg Woffington's Visit to Triplet/Chas Prater Esq 2 Charing Cross' (on an old label on the reverse).
London, Royal Academy, 1860, no. 269.
London, International Exhibition, 1862.
London, Tercentenary of Shakespeare, 1864, no. 28c (lent by Charles Prater, Esq.).
Paris, Exposition Universelle, 1867.
Reproduced "Peg Woffington's Visit to Triplet" Illustrated London News, September 14, 1867; pg. 286