Portrait of a lady in the artist's studio (Mrs Hayman?) by Francis Hayman

This portrait fragment was once part of an early double portrait of the artist, and most probably shows his first wife.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
63 x 44 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,000 ( Total: £12,000)
Acquired in:
2007
Vendor:
Historical Portraits/ Philip Mould

It is a remarkable discovery and joins the other section of the composition, the 'Self-portrait' already in the collection of the Royal Albert Memorial Museum, which is the earliest identified work by Hayman.

Provenance

Private collection, USA; auction sale, New Hampshire, USA; Philip Mould Historical Portraits, London.

Venue details

Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery Queen Street, EXETER Devon EX4 3RX 01392 665858 www.rammuseum.org.uk

Entry details

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