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Sir Thomas Aston at the Deathbed of His Wife

Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

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A portrait of Sir Thomas Aston standing at the deathbed of his wife: a large seventeenth-century mourning painting, predominantly in black and white. The dead woman, dressed in white lace bedclothes, lies in a grand bed to the right, which is draped in black velvet. A second woman, dressed in black, is kneeling at the foot of the bed in the bottom right corner, facing the viewer. She wears earrings of two black teardrop-shaped pearls at each ear.

Manchester Art Gallery

Manchester

  • Date

    1635

  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    203.2 x 215.1 cm

  • Accession number

    1927.150

  • Acquisition method

    gift from the National Art Collections Fund, 1927

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