Historical Portraits Picture Archive

Portrait of a young girl 1720c.

Jonathan Richardson 

Portrait of a young girl, Jonathan Richardson
Oil on canvas
18th Century
30 x 25 inches 76.2 x 63.5 cm
This portrait by the versatile painter and art-theorist Jonathan Richardson re-invents a formula popular early in the previous century in which the feigned oval is opened a ''true'' window and the almost illusionistic curtain appears to belong directly to the viewer''s own space.
Philip Mould Ltd, 18-19 Pall Mall, London, SW1Y 5LU.Copyright Philip Mould Ltd.