Waiting for the Verdict

Object Details

Title:

Waiting for the Verdict

Artist/Maker(s):

Abraham Solomon (British, 1824 - 1862)

Culture:

British

Place(s):

England (Place created)

Date:

1859

Medium:

Oil on canvas

Dimensions:

63.5 x 88.9 cm (25 x 35 in.)

Credit Line:

Gift of Barbara and Norman S. Namerow

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Exhibitions
International Exhibition (1862) (Cat. 720)
  • Exhibition Building (South Kensington), 1862
Victorian Era Exhibition (1897) (Cat. 316)
  • Earl's Court (London), 1897
Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings: 19th Century Life (March 10 to March 31, 1965) (Cat. 41(a))
  • M. Newman, Ltd. (London), March 10 to March 31, 1965
Bibliography

International Exhibition 1862. Official Catalogue of the Fine Art Department, exh. cat. (London: Truscott, Son, & Simmons, 1862), p. 42, no. 720.

Palgrave, Francis Turner. Handbook to the Fine Art Collections in the International Exhibition of 1862 (London and Cambridge: Macmillan and Co., 1862), pp. 60-61.

Christie, Manson & Woods, London. Catalogue of [...] the Collection of Pictures of Charles Thomas Lucas, Esq. [...]. May 16, 1896, p. 20, lot 121.

Victoria Era Exhibition, 1897, Earl's Court, London, S.W., exh. cat. (London: Riddle & Couchman, 1897), p. 31, no. 316.

Sotheby's, London. Catalogue of the English Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Drawings and Paintings. December 9, 1964, p. 39, lot 166.

Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings: 19th Century Life, exh. cat. (London: M. Newman Ltd., 1965), no. 41a, ill.

M. Newman Ltd. advertisement. Apollo 81, no. 37 (March 1965), p. xlviii, ill.

Lambourne, Lionel. "Abraham Solomon, Painter of Fashion, and Simeon Solomon, Decadent Artist." Transactions-The Jewish Historical Society of England 21 (1968), pp. 276-77, pl. 22, fig. 4.

Christie, Manson & Woods, London. Victorian Pictures. December 15, 1972, pp. 42-43, lot 135, ill.

D'Argencourt, Louise, and Douglas Druick. The Other Nineteenth Century: Paintings and Sculpture in the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph M. Tanenbaum, exh. cat. (Ottawa: The National Gallery of Canada, 1978), pp. 26-27, 29.

Christie, Manson & Woods, London. Fine Victorian Pictures. February 3, 1978, p. 28, lot 126, pl. 42.

Christie, Manson & Woods, London. Important 19th Century Pictures [...]. November 30, 1984, pp. 58-59, lot 51, ill.

Daniels, Jeffery, et al. Solomon: A Family of Painters, exh. cat. (London: Geffrye Museum, 1985), p. 55, under no. 18.

Christie's, London. Victorian and Traditionalist Pictures. June 5, 2008, pp. 120-21, lot 48, ill.

Education Resources

Education Resource

Subjects

Grades

Format

Illustrating Similes

Lesson in which students observe emotions, create similes, and illustrate a waiting narrative

Visual Arts; English–Language Arts

3-5

Three/Five-Part Lesson