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A Lady with Embroidery

Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

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Three-quarter length portrait of a middle-aged lady, seated and turned towards the left. The subject wears a long black dress with an elaborate pattern down the centre and lined with lace; she sits beside a heavy piece of embroidery, resting her right arm on the material. The background is plain and dark with a long red drape hanging in the left corner.

Manchester Art Gallery

Manchester

  • Date

    1720–1766

  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    127.5 x 101.9 cm

  • Accession number

    1904.1

  • Acquisition method

    purchased from Shepherd Bros, 1904

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Manchester Art Gallery

Manchester Art Gallery Mosley Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester M2 3JL England

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