11 July 1994
Follower of Joseph Wright of Derby, A.R.A.
Portrait of Dorothy Milner, in a green dress, seated, half length, on a red setee, a pointer looking up at her
oil on canvas
28 x 24in. (71.2 x 61cm.)
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The sitter was born in 1758, the daughter and co-heir of William Milner of Aldecar Park. She married Philip Gell of Hopton. She died in 1808.
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