Portrait of Mrs Elizabeth Riddell by Sir Joshua Reynolds

The sitter is shown full-length, standing, and turned half-left.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
236 x 145 cm
Art Fund grant:
£5,000 ( Total: £20,000)
Acquired in:
1966
Vendor:
Oscar & Peter Johnson Ltd

She wears a white dress, her shoulders draped with a black scarf, and holds a basket of flowers. There is a landscape background, with trees framing the figure. The general colour scheme is high in key, with a cool green prevailing.

Provenance

J.C.Riddell

Venue details

Laing Art Gallery New Bridge Street, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE Tyne and Wear NE1 8AG 0191 232 7734 www.twmuseums.org.uk/laing

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