'Mrs. Sheridan and Mrs. Tickell', c1772, (1908). Creator: Unknown
'Mrs. Sheridan and Mrs. Tickell', c1772, (1908). Portrait of the Linley sisters, Elizabeth Ann Sheridan (1754-1792) and Mary Linley (1758-1787), daughters of the composer Thomas Linley. Elizabeth was one of the most noted soprano singers of her day. Mary sang publicly until she married the playwright Richard Tickell in 1780. Engraving by Henry Cheffer after 'Elizabeth and Mary Linley', also known as 'The Linley Sisters, afterwards Mrs. Tickell and Mrs. Sheridan', painting in the Dulwich Picture Gallery, London. From "La Revue De L'Art - Ancien et Moderne" - Volume XXIV, July-December 1908, [Paris, 1908]
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Spring Flowers, 1851. Creator: George Smith (1829-1901)
Spring Flowers, 1851 (oil on canvas). The painting depicts a group of children playing in field picking flowers; during the Victorian period oil paintings with sentimental scenes of children in the countryside became incredibly popular; George Smith RA (1829-1901) specialised in genre scenes of children.
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