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Miss W

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1902,1011.5225

  • Title (object)

    • Miss W
  • Description

    Portrait of Sarah Woodcock; three quarter length standing facing front, smiling slightly towards the viewer, holding the edge of her apron in right hand, straw hat in left, wearing a gown decorated in flowers with flared lacy sleeves, fichu and apron, a dark ruff around her neck and drop earrings, dark hair dressed up, a balcony behind with a pillar and curtain in the background to right; lettered state.
    Mezzotint

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1767-1783 (circa)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 351 millimetres
    • Width: 252 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below the image with the title, and "The Modern Lucretia. / J. Thompson ad vivum del & fect. / Printed for J. Williams, Book-seller, in Fleet-street, London. Price 1s.6d."; annotated in black ink on the verso 'Miss Woodcock mistress to Lord Baltimore'.
  • Bibliography

    • Chaloner Smith 1883 2.II bibliographic details
    • Hamilton 1884 undescribed bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1902

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1902,1011.5225

Portrait of Sarah Woodcock; three quarter length standing facing front, smiling slightly towards the viewer, holding the edge of her apron in right hand, straw hat in left, wearing a gown decorated in flowers with flared lacy sleeves, fichu and apron, a dark ruff around her neck and drop earrings, dark hair dressed up, a balcony behind with a pillar and curtain in the background to right; lettered state.  Mezzotint

Recto

Portrait of Sarah Woodcock; three quarter length standing facing front, smiling slightly towards the viewer, holding the edge of her apron in right hand, straw hat in left, wearing a gown decorated in flowers with flared lacy sleeves, fichu and apron, a dark ruff around her neck and drop earrings, dark hair dressed up, a balcony behind with a pillar and curtain in the background to right; lettered state. Mezzotint

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