Italian Boy with a Straw Hat

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Jacob Simon’s research on Windsor & Newton canvas stamps and the artist supplier Elizabeth Norton in Birmingham (National Portrait Gallery website) indicates that the anonymous British artist probably painted the canvas sometime between 1888 and 1905 and may have come from Birmingham or the West Midlands.

Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery



Italian Boy with a Straw Hat


19th C


oil on canvas


H 62.8 x W 52.7 cm

Accession number

SHYMS: FA/1991/114

Acquisition method

bequeathed by Arthur Ridgway Denton, 1965

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