Landseer's mother, Jane Potts (1774-1840) married John Landseer in 1793.
Portrait of the Artist's Mother by Sir Edwin Landseer, 18021873
© Gallery Oldham
- Chalk on paper
- 25.4 x 22.9 cm
- Acquired in:
- Presented by:
- National Loan Collection Trust through The Art Fund
She had 14 children of whom only 7 survived, three boys and four girls. Mrs Landseer was already 28 when Edwin was born but is depicted in this drawing as a young woman while the costume and hairstyle would suggest a date of 1815-1825. It may be that the sitter has been wrongly identified.
Sidney Claridge Turner; National Loan Collection Trust.
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