The Danish sitter, Juliana Margaretta Waltersdorff (1769-1819), married Cornelius Hendrickson Kortright circa 1790.
Portrait of Juliana Waltersdorff as Mrs Cornelius Kortright of Hylands, Essex by Jens Juel, c. 18001802
© Chelmsford Museum and the Essex Regiment Museum
- Oil on canvas
- 68 x 52.5 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £2,750 ( Total: £7,000)
- Acquired in:
- James Dillon
This portrait depicts the sitter as a motherly figure in her matron's cap which was a normal indoors costume for a married woman at that time. It is in an oval carved gilt frame of the period.
By descent from the maternal grand mother (Kortright) to Mrs F Ward-Thomas; Lady Collins; Mr Robert Smith Esq.; Mr Lawrence Sullivan Esq.; James Dillon.
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