Portrait of Mrs Samuel Kilderbee by Thomas Gainsborough

The sitter is portrayed half length, looking to the right.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
75 x 62 cm
Art Fund grant:
£500 ( Total: £4,300)
Acquired in:
1959
Vendor:
Messrs G. Oliver & Sons

Her hair is unpowdered, the curls falling on to her shoulder. She wears a blue bodice with a gold-embroidered sash and white lace shawl.

Provenance

From the collection of Senator E.A.McGuire.

Venue details

Christchurch Mansion Christchurch Park, Soane Street, IPSWICH Suffolk IP4 2BE 01473 433 554 www.cimuseums.org.uk/Christchurch-Mansion

Entry details

Free to all

Tue – Sun, 10am – 5pm
Closed 24 – 27 Dec and 1 Jan

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