PORTRAIT OF DAME MILLICENT GARRETT FAWCETT (HOLDING A QUILL).

The screen in the background is in different positions in the two versions, and Dame Millicent also appears to be wearing different rings (quill version left, Tate version right).

Images: (quill version) [dealer’s web page, since taken down] / (Tate version) Jonathan Russell.

Assumed to be the same work as that listed in Annie’s posthumous studio sale catalogue, “[Lot] 82 PORTRAIT OF DAME MILLICENT FAWCETT, in academical gown 29 in. by 24 in.”

The Tate version, aquired by that institution in 1930, is a slightly larger work.

  • Media: oil on canvas.
  • Dimensions: 737 x 610 mm (0.45 m²).
  • History: assumed to be same work (same dimensions) as that listed in Annie’s posthumous studio sale catalogue, “82  PORTRAIT OF DAME MILLICENT FAWCETT, in academical gown  29 in. by 24 in”; briefly listed online 26 Aug 2021, since taken down from dealer’s web site.
  • Location: private collection.