Half length portrait of Harriet Dutens
- Art Funded
- 75 x 61 cm
- Art Fund grant
- £10,000 (Total: £46,000)
- William Hardie Ltd
Reynolds depicts his subject as a young bride, seated in a white dress and brown mantle trimmed with ermine, and confronting the viewer with a open gaze and sweetness of expression. In the autumn of 1772 she visited Craigforth at Stirling, but did not live to become Lady Callendar as sadly she died in childbirth less than a year later at the age of 23.
Sir James Callander; by descent to Mrs E.E.Murray-Usher.