An Old Woman, said to be Matilda Hurlock, Mrs Samuel Reichel (1798-1871), but possibly Anna Maille (1758 - 1824)
British (English) School
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
A la Ronde, The Parminter Collection (National Trust)
Makers and roles
British (English) School, artist