Portrait of Anne Verelst by George Romney

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

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
235 x 144 cm
Art Fund grant:
£10,000 ( Total: £85,000)
Acquired in:
1987
Vendor:
Colnaghi

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.

Provenance

Colnaghi's.

Venue details

Clifton Park Museum Clifton Lane, ROTHERHAM South Yorkshire S65 2AA 01709 336 633 www.cliftonpark.org.uk

Entry details

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