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Portrait of a Woman

Photo credit: National Army Museum

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Lucy Hutchinson was a remarkable woman. She was well educated, which was most unusual for women in the early 1600s. Devoted to her husband, she used her family connections to campaign for a lenient sentence for him as a regicide, on the Restoration of the Monarchy in 1660. Following his death, Lucy felt her husband’s name needed to be cleared: the biography she wrote to explain his behaviour, ‘Memoirs of the Life of Colonel Hutchinson’, was one of the first to be written by a woman.

National Army Museum

London


Date

c.1643

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 89 x W 77 cm (E)

Accession number

NAM. 2006-06-9

Acquisition method

purchased at Sotheby’s, 2006

Work type

Painting


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