London, South Kensington
15 May 2002
The Property of Sir John and Lady Acland
English School, circa 1805/10
Lady Acland (1786-1856), facing left in purple dress with full sleeves and white underslip, pink ribbon and a brooch at corsage, wearing a stole over her shoulder, pearls in her upswept fair hair
watercolour on ivory, gilt compostion frame, the reverse inscribed 'Lady Acland around 1808'
rectangular with cut corners, 4¼ x 3 1/8 in. (108 x 79 mm.)
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