Miss Kempson, Mrs Hugford Hassall
British (English) School
Oil painting on canvas, Miss Kempson, Mrs Hugford Hassall, British (English) School, circa 1710/20. A painted oval, half-length portrait of the daughter of John Kempson of Henley-in-Arden, and sister of Margaret Kempson, wife of Thomas Ferrers (1713-1760). She became the wife of Hugford Hassall. She is turned slightly to the right, her head turned to face the spectator. She has brown hair and wears a mid-blue silk or satin robe with pink lining of a cross-over design. A white chemise with a ruffle is visible at her breast and also below the cuff of her right sleeve.
Acquired with the house through the National Land Fund and transferred to the National Trust in 1980
Baddesley Clinton, The Ferrers Collection (acquired through the National Land Fund and transferred to the National Trust in 1980)
Makers and roles
British (English) School, artist