The Collector at Home

On display


  • Title

    The Collector at Home

  • Artist/maker

    Charles Alexander (1864 - 1915)
  • Associated people

    Charles Drury Edward Fortnum (1820 - 1899) (subject)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    late 19th century
  • Material and technique

    oil on panel

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    38 x 56 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by C. D. E. Fortnum, 1899.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 56 | Arts of the Renaissance
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Poole, Mrs Reginald Lane, Catalogue of Portraits in the Possession of the University, Colleges, City, and County of Oxford (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1912), no. 500

Wilson, Timothy, Italian Maiolica and Europe: Medieval and Later Italian Pottery in the Ashmolean Museum, 1 (Oxford/Ashmolean Museum, 2017), illus. p. 35 fig. 29

Stammers, Tom, ‘Historian, Patriot and Paragon of Taste: Baron Jean-Charles Davillier (1823 - 83) and the Study of Ceramics in Ninetenth-Century France’, The French Porcelain Society Journal vol. VII, (2018), illus. p. 6 fig. 4

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