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

The Danish sitter, Juliana Margaretta Waltersdorff (1769-1819), married Cornelius Hendrickson Kortright circa 1790.


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.

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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