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Miss Murray

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1902,1011.2669

  • Title (object)

    • Miss Murray
  • Description

    Portrait, three-quarter length standing plucking a rose from a plant in a pot on a table to left, with left hand, turning her head to smile towards the viewer, wearing a gown with sleeves fanning at the elbows, and a flat straw hat tilted over a white cap, in a garden with an arched arcade and a man digging behind to right; state after '& Son' erased.
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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1760-1775 (circa)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 357 millimetres
    • Width: 257 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below the image with the title, and "R. Houston Fecit / Printed for Jno. Bowles - at No. 13 in Cornhill".
  • Curator's comments

    According to Chaloner Smith, probably the woman represented in prints of Fanny Murray, see McArdell 134.

  • Bibliography

    • Chaloner Smith 1883 80.II bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1902

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1902,1011.2669

Portrait, three-quarter length standing plucking a rose from a plant in a pot on a table to left, with left hand, turning her head to smile towards the viewer, wearing a gown with sleeves fanning at the elbows, and a flat straw hat tilted over a white cap, in a garden with an arched arcade and a man digging behind to right; state after '& Son' erased.  Mezzotint

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Portrait, three-quarter length standing plucking a rose from a plant in a pot on a table to left, with left hand, turning her head to smile towards the viewer, wearing a gown with sleeves fanning at the elbows, and a flat straw hat tilted over a white cap, in a garden with an arched arcade and a man digging behind to right; state after '& Son' erased. Mezzotint

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