English, 1774 - 1852

Portrait of a Lady

This picture showcases the assured hand of a master at small-scale portraits. The artist defines the bodies of the sitter with pencil lines and then adds watercolor washes to model their faces. The identity of the lady is unknown.

Medium: Pencil and watercolor

Dimensions: H: 5 x W: 4 in.

Accession: 0033.2

Collection: Julian Wood Glass Jr. Collection

Category: Works on Paper - Portraits

Tags: Lady , Portrait

Purchased May 31, 1984 from Davis & Langdale. From the collection of Mrs. Robert Tritton, Godmersham Park, Kent. Exhibited: Spink, 5 King Street, St. James's, London, SW1 "English Watercolour Drawings", Annual Exhibition 1984, April 30-May 25, 1984, Catalogue #63, illustrated.