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Head of a Lady (after Sir Thomas Lawrence)

Oil Painting
early 18th century-mid 18th century (painted)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Painting of the head of a woman, on a circular canvas. An almost exact and slightly smaller copy of Sir Thomas Lawrence's 1827 unfinished portrait of 'Elizabeth, Countess Cawdor'.

Object details

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Object type
TitleHead of a Lady (after Sir Thomas Lawrence)
Materials and techniques
Oil on canvas
Brief description
Oil painting, 'Head of a Lady (after Sir Thomas Lawrence)', John Wood
Physical description
Painting of the head of a woman, on a circular canvas. An almost exact and slightly smaller copy of Sir Thomas Lawrence's 1827 unfinished portrait of 'Elizabeth, Countess Cawdor'.
Dimensions
  • Estimate diameter: 15in
Dimensions taken from Summary catalogue of British Paintings, Victoria and Albert Museum, 1973
Style
Object history
Purchased, 1872
Subject depicted
Bibliographic reference
Catalogue of British Oil Paintings 1820-1860, Ronald Parkinson, Victoria and Albert Museum, London: HMSO, 1990, p. 305
Collection
Accession number
374-1872

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Record createdFebruary 20, 2007
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