Historical Portraits Picture Archive

Portrait of Miss Gunning 1770c.

Nathaniel Hone the Elder (17181784)

Portrait of Miss Gunning, Nathaniel Hone the Elder
Oil on canvas
18th Century
25 x 19 inches 63.5 x 48.3 cm
Hone's facility with femal beauty is typified by this beautiful portrait, in which he conveys a seducitve wit and an engagement with the viewer equalled by few of his contemporaries.
Philip Mould Ltd, 18-19 Pall Mall, London, SW1Y 5LU.Copyright Philip Mould Ltd.