Anne Verelst was the younger daughter of Josiah Wordsworth of Wadworth.

She married Henry Verelst and lived in the newly-built Aston Hall, near Rotherham. The sitter is depicted in a pose adapted from an antique prototype, the statue of Ceres in the Mattei Collection.



Clifton Park Museum

Clifton Lane, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S65 2AA
01709 336 633

Opening times

Apr – Sept
Mon – Fri, 10am – 5pm

Sat, 9.30am ​– 5pm
Sun, 1.30pm – 4.30pm

Oct – Mar Mon – Fri, 10am – 5pm
Sat, 9.30am ​– 5pm

Last admission 30 minutes before closure Closed 25 Mar, 25 – 26 Dec, and 1 Jan

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