This painting is taken from life and shows a fancy dress party given by Ricketts's and Shannon's patrons, Sir Edmund and Lady Mary Davis. The figures are, from left to right, Lady Mary Davis, Sir Edmund Davis, Mrs Charles Conder, Max Beerbohm, Mrs Halford, Charles Conder and Charles Ricketts. Ricketts went to a great deal of trouble designing his own fancy dress costumes.
Where to see this painting?
Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery Trust
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