William Morris senior & Emma Shelton, later Mrs. William Morris senior by T Wheeler

Pair of portrait miniatures.

Details

Category:
Portrait
Medium:
Watercolour on ivory
Art Fund grant:
£700 ( Total: £2,750)
Acquired in:
1992
Vendor:
Christie's

Only known portrait of William Morris Senior (1797-1847) and the earliest known portrait of Emma Morris (nee Shelton) (1805- 1894), were painted two years before their marriage. Possibly painted by two different artists.

Provenance

The sitters' grand-daughter; Private collection.

Venue details

William Morris Gallery Lloyd Park, Forest Road, Walthamstow, LONDON London E17 4PP 020 8496 4391 www.wmgallery.org.uk

Entry details

Free to all
Offers with National Art Pass

Wed – Sun, 10am – 5pm

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