Portrait of Juliana Margaretta Waltersdorff, Mrs Cornelius Kortright of Hylands, Essex by Jens Juel

Juliana Margaretta Waltersdorff (1769-1819) was the daughter of a Major in the Danish army.


Oil on canvas
70 x 54.6 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,623 ( Total: £11,500)
Acquired in:

She married Sir Cornelius Hendrickson Kortright in the early 1790s who bought Hylands near Chelmsford, Essex. The sitter is wearing a red shawl over her shoulders and a red band in her curly brown hair.


By family descent from the sitter to the vendor.

Venue details

Chelmsford Museum and the Essex Regiment Museum Oaklands Park, Moulsham Street, CHELMSFORD Essex CM2 9AQ 01245 605 700 www.chelmsford.gov.uk/museums

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