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Pastel - Portrait of Sarah Cox, later Mrs Edward Thomas Monro
  • Portrait of Sarah Cox, later Mrs Edward Thomas Monro
    Monro, Henry, born 1791 - died 1814
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Portrait of Sarah Cox, later Mrs Edward Thomas Monro

  • Object:

    Pastel

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1809-11 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Monro, Henry, born 1791 - died 1814 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pastel

  • Museum number:

    P.65-1986

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pastel portrait of Sarah Cox, later Mrs Edward Thomas Monro, half-length, seated in a chair, turned to her right.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca.1809-11 (made)

Artist/maker

Monro, Henry, born 1791 - died 1814 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pastel

Dimensions

Height: 76.5 cm, Width: 64.4 cm

Object history note

Provenance: by descent through the Monro family to Dr F. Jefferiss, the donor.

Historical significance: Edward Thomas Monro was the eldest son of Dr Thomas Monro, and the brother of the artist. The portrait shows him as an Oxford undergraduate. Sarah Cox was the daughter of Samuel Compton Cox, Treasurer of the Foundling Hospital; she married E. T. Monro in 1814. For other family portraits, see E. Williams P. 63-1986 and G. Richmond P.66-1986.

Descriptive line

Pastel portrait of Sarah Cox, later Mrs Edward Thomas Monro by Henry Monro (1791-1814), ca. 1809-11, half-length, seated in a chair, turned to her right

Materials

Pastel

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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