Historical Portraits Picture Archive

Portrait of a Lady 1760s

Nathaniel Hone the Elder (17181784)

Portrait of a Lady, Nathaniel Hone the Elder
Oil on canvas
18th Century
30 x 25 inches 76.2 x 63.5 cm
A perfect example of a ''speaking portrait'' whose sitter appears to commune with the viewer. Hone was a master of elegant and seductive female portraiture such as this.
Philip Mould Ltd, 18-19 Pall Mall, London, SW1Y 5LU.Copyright Philip Mould Ltd.