European Art
Artist: John Linnell, British, 1792–1882

Noon

1839

Oil on canvas

unframed: 78.7 x 99.4 cm (31 x 39 1/8 in.) framed: 97 x 117 cm (38 3/16 x 46 1/16 in.)
University Purchase, Associates in Fine Arts Fund
1958.67
Culture: 
British
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

John Linnell (1839–46); Ralph Thomas (1846–before 1858); Creswick (–1858), sold as "Noon, Man Bathing Feet"; C. Morgan (1858– ); Colonel Holdsworth (–1881); sold to Agnew's (1881); David Jardine, Esq. (1881– ), as "An English Pastoral, 1839"; Christie's (18 November 1949); Colnaghi (1949– ); Roland, Browse and Delbanco (1958), as "Bather in a Glade"; Yale University Art Gallery (1958), as "The Glade"

Bibliography: 

Royal Academy of Arts, Exhibition of Works by the Old Masters, and by Deceased Masters of the British School; Including a Special Selection from the Works of John Linnell and Dante Gabriel Rossetti, exh. cat. (London: Royal Academy of Arts, 1883), 19, no. 80.

Alfred T. Story, The Life of John Linnell, II (London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1893), 267.

Christie, Manson & Woods, Ltd., London, Catalogue of Old Pictures: The Properties of Sir C. R. Bourchier Wrey, Bart.,…H. W. Leigh Bennett, Esq.,…also Ancient and Modern Pictures and Drawings, The Property of Lady Martin-Harvey, deceased…and from other sources, sale cat. (1949), 10, “An English Pastoral”.

Algernon Graves, A Century of Loan Exhibitions: 1813–1912, II (H to Q) (London: Algernon Graves, 1963), 703, no. 80, “Noon. 1839”.

David Linnell, Blake, Palmer, Linnell and Co.: The Life of John Linnell (Sussex, England: The Book Guild Ltd., 1994), 194, 361, no. 112.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.