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Drawing - Portrait, probably of Lady Susan North
  • Portrait, probably of Lady Susan North
    Lawrence, Thomas PRA
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Portrait, probably of Lady Susan North

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Date:

    c.1815

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lawrence, Thomas PRA (Sir), born 1769 - died 1830 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Graphite and red and black chalk

  • Museum number:

    E.2489-1948

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case PD, shelf 191

Date

c.1815

Artist/maker

Lawrence, Thomas PRA (Sir), born 1769 - died 1830 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Graphite and red and black chalk

Dimensions

Height: 20 cm, Width: 16.5 cm

Object history note

Purchased, 1948

This drawing was formerly in the Angerstein collection.

Historical context note

The sitter is probably Lady Susan North (1797-1884; afterwards, by the vesting of the barony in the female line in 1841, Lady North).

Descriptive line

Drawing by Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830), Portrait, probably of Lady Susan North, c.1815. Graphite and red and black chalk.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Owens, Susan, The Art of Drawing British Masters and Methods since 1600, V&A Publishing, London, 2013, p. 62, fig. 42

Materials

Graphite; Chalk

Techniques

Drawn

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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