Object Detail

Oil painting on an oval, flat piece of bone with velvet backing, wooden frame and glass. The painting is an oval composition and depicts a head and shoulders portrait of Lady Grace Anna Newenham, wife of Sir Edward Newenham, daughter of Sir Charles Burton. Her hair is brown and curly and her eyes are blue. Her garment has a high white collar and sleeves of white and brown, with blue accents. A brooch encircled by a blue rosette is depicted at her bust.

The painting is signed “C B N" and dated "1762".
Bett Loan Collection
Art Collection Number
Maker and Role
Oil Painting/Painting/Fine Arts
Composition = Height x Width (mm) = 82 x 67mm
Frame = Height x Width x Depth (mm) = 176 x 148 x 15mm
Measurement Description
Frame = 176 h x 148 w x 15 d Composition = 82 h x 67 w
Media and Materials
Media and Materials Description
Wood; Glass ; Fabric velvet; Bone
Credit Line
Lady Grace Anna Newenham, 1762. Oil painting. Nelson Provincial Museum, Bett Loan Collection: AC1032

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