Jane Octavia Elton, Mrs William Brookfield (1821-1896)

Albert Ludovici the elder (1820-1894)
National Trust Inventory Number 624170

Category Paintings
Date 1859 (signed and dated)
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 533 x 432 mm (21 x 17 in)
Place of origin
Collection Clevedon Court, North Somerset (Accredited Museum)
On show at Clevedon Court, North Somerset, South West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Jane Octavia Elton, Mrs William Brookfield (1821-1896) by Albert Ludovici (1820-1894), signed and dated 1859. A portrait of the eighth and youngest daughter of Sir Charles Abraham Elton, 6th Bt (1778-1953) and Sarah Smith (1782-1830) as a young woman in a painted oval, turned slightly to the left, looking to the right. She has dark hair and wears a black dress, buttoned to the neck with a small brooch, the dress has a small lace collar. Indistinct background. She married the Rev. William Henry Brookfield (1809-1874)

Provenance

Purchased from Lady Margaret Ann Elton (1915 – 1995), 1981 with the help of grants from the V&A Purchase Fund and the NHMF

Makers and roles

Albert Ludovici the elder (1820-1894) , artist

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Collection Clevedon Court, North Somerset (Accredited Museum) (726)
Periods 19th century (162691)
Maker Albert Ludovici the elder (1820-1894)  (5)
Subjects Jane Octavia Elton, Mrs William Henry Brookfield (1821-1896) (4)
Object Type Oil painting (16488)

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