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Aquatint

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1899 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    M., M. (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    free-hand watercolour painting on paper, gilt frame, glass and velvet

  • Museum number:

    S.397-1980

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Portrait, head and shoulders, of Ellen Terry and Aimee Lowther in 1899.

Physical description

Portrait, head and shoulders, of Ellen Terry and Aimee Lowther with their initials and date inscribed on gilt frame. Both subject are wearing white dresses, they are lean towards each other, so their heads touch. It is framed to an oval gilt frame with delicate handle with velvet card paper on the back of portrait.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1899 (drawn)

Artist/maker

M., M. (artist)

Materials and Techniques

free-hand watercolour painting on paper, gilt frame, glass and velvet

Marks and inscriptions

Signed M.M and E.T. and A.L. 1899 inscribed in the gilt frame

Dimensions

Height: 11.1 cm Print size, Width: 14 cm Print size, Height: 15.6 cm Total with handle, Width: 16.5 cm Total with handle

Descriptive line

Portrait, head and shoulders, of Ellen Terry and Aimee Lowther in 1899.

Materials

Paper; Glue or paste; Watercolour; Glass; Gilt metal; Velvet

Techniques

Aquatint

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Portraits

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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