A Portrait of Mrs Fuseli by Henry Fuseli

Mrs Fuseli is portrayed half length, seated three-quarters to the left, her head turned to and eyes looking at the spectator.


Watercolour over pencil
33 x 22 cm
Acquired in:
Presented by:
Alfred Jowett through The Art Fund

She wears a high-waisted, low cut, white dress with puffed and embroidered sleeves, elbow-lengh pale lavender gloves, a small cap and long drop earrings. Her hair is short and curly, bound with a dark ribbon.

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