Portrait of Sophia Dumergue by Johann Zoffany

Half length portrait of a young girl in a pink dress seated in an armchair with a kitten in her lap.


Oil on panel
76 x 62 cm
Art Fund grant:
£10,000 ( Total: £35,000; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
Mrs Elizabeth Cooper and Mrs Heather Nutting

She has a black shall draped over her right shoulder and her left arm is gloved.


By family descent from the sitter. Offered for sale at 2 Christie's sales and then at Sotheby's 15/7/92 but was unsold

Venue details

Victoria Art Gallery By Pulteney Bridge, BATH Somerset BA2 4AT 01225 477233 www.victoriagal.org.uk

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