Laura Grace Chadwick, Mrs George William Wynter Blathwayt (1860-1951)
Francis Edward Crisp (1880-1915)
Laura was the daughter of Major Robert Chadwick and married George William Wynter Blathwayt (1853–1934) in 1893. Her husband was the younger brother of Robert Wynter Blathwayt (1850–1936), who inherited Dyrham Park on the death of his father in 1909.
Oil painting on canvas, Laura Grace Chadwick, Mrs George William Wynter Blathwayt (1860-1951) by Francis Edward Crisp (1880-1915), signed and dated Frank Crisp '11. A three-quarter-length portrait, standing, portrait of Laura Grace Chadwick, turned to the left, her head turned to the right. She wears a white evening dress, with a touch of orange in the bodice, and a white fur stole. Her left hand is at her side, by the head and forelegs of the animal stole, and her right hand rests on a table to the left, on which is placed an urn with flowers. The portrait is paired with Francis Crisp's portrait of her husband.
Purchased by the Ministry of Works through the National Land Fund and transferred to the National Trust for Dyrham Park in 1956
Dyrham Park, The Blathwayt Collection (acquired by the Ministry of Works via the National Land Fund in 1956, and transferred to the National Trust)
Marks and inscriptions
Lower left: Frank Crisp '11 Upper left: GRACE BLATHWAYT / 1911
Makers and roles
Francis Edward Crisp (1880-1915), artist