The Young Shepherdess by Sir Joshua Reynolds

Young girl seated on a wooden gate, her left arm leaning on a pedestal, cradling a crook; her right arm, which is bare, holds her skirts.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
128 x 103 cm
Acquired in:
2003
Bequeathed by:
Murtogh Guinness through The Art Fund

Lambs to the right seated and eating vegetation.

Provenance

Lady Thomond (artist's niece); Christie's 1821; Colonel Howard; Hon Mrs Greville Howard; sold 1888 with Templeton Collection; Lord Iveagh; Lord Moyne; ... ; Murtogh Guinness.

Venue details

Kenwood Hampstead Lane, LONDON London NW3 7JR 020 8348 1286 www.english-heritage.org.uk/kenwood

Entry details

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