Mary Cowan, Mrs Alexander Stewart (1713–1788)

attributed to Andrea Soldi (Florence c.1703 - London 1771)
National Trust Inventory Number 1221297

Category Paintings
Date circa 1737 - 1799
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 1257 x 1003 mm (49 1/2 x 39 1/2 in)
Place of origin
Collection Mount Stewart, County Down (Accredited Museum)
Not on show

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Mary Cowan, Mrs Alexander Stewart (1713–1788), by Andrea Soldi (Florence c.1703 - London 1771), circa 1737. A three-quarter-length portrait of a woman with fair hair, seated, turned to the left, wearing a blue dress with a pink bow, and white drapery. She rests her left elbow on a table, and points to the left with her right hand. She married Alexander Stewart in 1737.The artist returned from the Levant to London in 1736 and painted in Scotland c. 1756-58.

Provenance

AIL transfer from HM Government in lieu of Inheritance Tax

Marks and inscriptions

Verso: Inscibed in pencil and in chalk at the bottom of the stretcher: No. 2

Makers and roles

attributed to Andrea Soldi (Florence c.1703 - London 1771), artist

Related items

Place of origin
Materials
Category Paintings (12631)
Collection Mount Stewart, County Down (Accredited Museum) (5072)
Periods 18th century (85452)
Maker Andrea Soldi (Florence c.1703 - London 1771) (5)
Subjects Mary Cowan, Mrs Alexander Stewart (1713–1788) (3)
Object Type Oil painting (11982)

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