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

Mon-Fri: 10am - 5pm

Sat: 9:30am - 5pm

Sun: 1:30pm-4:30pm (April through end of September only)

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