Daisy Grant, Mrs Markham by Sir Francis Grant

A full length portrait of the artist's second daughter, Anne Emily Sophia (always known as Daisy), painted shortly before her marriage to Colonel William Markham.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
223.5 x 132.3 cm
Art Fund grant:
£60,000 ( Total: £240,000)
Acquired in:
2005
Vendor:
Private vendor

He depicts her walking through a snowy landscape and stopping momentarily before the viewer. The picture can be considered a demonstration of paternal affection and as a deliberate show piece. This work was acquired with assistance from the Wolfson Foundation.

Provenance

By descent in the artist's family; Christie's, 2001; private collector.

Venue details

Scottish National Gallery The Mound, EDINBURGH Edinburgh EH2 2EL 0131 624 6200 www.nationalgalleries.org

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