An Old Woman, said to be Matilda Hurlock, Mrs Samuel Reichel (1798-1871), but possibly Anna Maille (1758 - 1824)

British (English) School
National Trust Inventory Number 1313497

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date circa 1820 - 1829
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 768 x 619 mm (30 1/4 x 24 3/8 in)
Place of origin
Collection A La Ronde, Devon (Accredited Museum)
On show at A La Ronde, Devon, South West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, An Old Woman, said to be Matilda Hurlock, Mrs Samuel Reichel (1798-1871) but possibly Anna Maille (1758 - 1824), British (English) School, circa 1820s. A head-and-shoulders portrait of an old woman who may be Anna Maille, the mother of Matilda Hurlock. The sitter is apparently seated and turned slightly towards the right, looking in the same direction. She wears a black cape with a white, fringed scarf tucked into the neckline. Her hair is grey with ringlets sets to either side of her face and a white, lace cap towards the back of her head with tabs hanging to either side.


Purchased from Mrs Ursula Tudor Perkins, 1990

Credit line

A la Ronde, The Parminter Collection (National Trust)

Makers and roles

British (English) School, artist

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Periods 19th century (174307)
Maker British (English) School (3779)
Subjects Matilda Hurlock, Mrs Samuel Reichel (1798-1871)  (2)
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Record Status


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