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The Field, the Artist's Daughter on a Pony

Photo credit: Ben Uri Collection

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Solomon creates impact by employing the portrait format to depict his eight-year-old daughter, Mary, splendidly attired in scarlet coat and tricorne hat, seated on her pony 'Kettle'. A gifted portraitist and great family man, Solomon often used his family as models and Mary was a particular favourite. Solomon J. Solomon was born in London and studied at Heatherley’s Art School, the Royal Academy Schools and the École des Beaux Arts in Paris.

Ben Uri Gallery & Museum



oil on canvas


H 187 x W 141 cm

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Acquisition method

gift from Mrs S. J. Solomon, 1937

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[Monogram] SS


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