Matilda Southwood, Mrs Thomas Cussans (1810 - 1870)
British (English) School
Oil painting on panel, Matilda Ann Goodman Southwood, Mrs Thomas Cussans (1810 - 1870), British (English) School, circa 1860/65. An oval head-and-shoulders portrait of an smiling elderly woman, turned slightly to the right, gazing to the right wearing a black dress and white lace cap. A handwritten note on the reverse reads "Matilda, daughter of Thomas Southwood / and Wife of Thomas Cussans Esq / H.E.I.C.S. / Mother of Anne Messel / Grandmother of Leonard Charles Rudolph Messel". She married in Guernsey in 1828.
accepted in lieu of tax by HM Treasury and transferred to the National Trust, 1995
Makers and roles
British (English) School, artist