Hester Booth by John Ellys

Full-length portrait of Hester Booth (c.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
122 x 89 cm
Art Fund grant:
£14,287 ( Total: £74,452)
Acquired in:
1990
Vendor:
Sotheby's

1690-1773), dancer and actress most famous for her role as Harlequin. She appears in the patchwork coloured dress against a stage setting.

Provenance

Private collection.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

Entry details

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