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Oil Painting - The Hat Shop

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1951P105
Collection:Fine Art Paintings and Sculpture
Date:1892 - 1892

Maker Information

Artist:Henry Tonks - View biography for Henry Tonks


The subject, a hat shop, reflects Tonks interest in etiquette and fashion. The loose handling of the paint and the use of the effects of light reflects the influence of the French impressionists Manet (1832-83) and Degas (1834-1917).

Presented by the Friends of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
Medium:Oil on canvas.
Material(s):Oil paint


Height:677 mm
Width:927 mm