The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
The Gentle Student
  • Gilbert Stuart Newton (1794 - 1835)
  • The Gentle Student
  • England
  • 1829
  • Painting
  • Oil on millboard
  • Object size: 30.3 x 25 cm
    Image size: 28.8 x 23 cm, inside the painted oval
    Frame size: 52 x 46.5 x 7 cm
  • Signature: 'G S Newton / 1829'
  • P617
  • Reserve Gallery
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • This painting acquired some renown after it was engraved by Charles Rolls in 1833 and by Samuel Sangster in 1847. Its purchase was recommended to Lord Hertford by his London agent Samuel Mawson.