An Unknown Woman in Blue

British (English) School
National Trust Inventory Number 222698

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date circa 1720 - circa 1730
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 762 x 635 mm (30 x 25 in)
Place of origin England
Collection Westwood Manor, Wiltshire (Accredited Museum)
On show at Westwood Manor, Wiltshire, South West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, An Unknown Woman in Blue, English School, circa 1720-30. A half-length portrait of a woman wearing a decollete green-blue dress with cotton chemise/shift, her head turned slightly to her right, facing, with a loose curl of hair over her right shoulder.


Bequeathed to the National Trust by Edgar Graham Lister (1873 – 1956) with the house and collection of furniture in 1956.

Credit line

Westwood Manor, The Lister Collection (National Trust)

Makers and roles

British (English) School, artist
manner of Michael Dahl (Stockholm 1656/9 – London 1743), artist

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Periods 18th century (87812)
Maker British (English) School (3778)
Michael Dahl (Stockholm 1656/9 – London 1743) (171)
Subjects Portrait (3272)
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Record Status


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