Matilda Southwood, Mrs Thomas Cussans (1810 - 1870)

British (English) School
National Trust Inventory Number 1206498

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date circa 1860 - 1865
Materials Oil on paper laid down on panel
Measurements 535 x 460 mm
Place of origin
Collection Nymans Estate, West Sussex (Accredited Museum)
Not on show

Summary description

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

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Periods 19th century (173944)
Maker British (English) School (3778)
Subjects Matilda Ann Goodman Southwood, Mrs Thomas Cussans (1810 - 1870) (1)
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