1 of 2 portraits of Alfred Ainger
by George Louis Palmella Busson Du Maurier
watercolour, circa 1881
12 in. x 9 in. (305 mm x 229 mm)
Given by the artist's son, Sir Gerald Du Maurier, 1934
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Artistback to top
- George Louis Palmella Busson Du Maurier (1834-1896), Illustrator, cartoonist and novelist. Artist associated with 3 portraits, Sitter in 16 portraits.
This portraitback to top
Ainger and Du Maurier were close friends and near neighbours in Hampstead, becoming familiar figures on their regular walks together on the Heath. The portrait was executed in Du Maurier's Hampstead home, New Grove House.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 6