A Child's Head

attributed to John Opie, RA (St Agnes 1761 – London 1807)
National Trust Inventory Number 732242

Category Paintings
Date 1781 - 1807
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 540 x 438 mm (21 /14 x 17 1/4 in)
Place of origin
Collection Stourhead, Wiltshire (Accredited Museum)
On show at Stourhead, Wiltshire, South West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, A Child's Head, attributed to John Opie RA (St Agnes 1761 - London 1807) A bust of a young peasant girl in an ochre dress and russet cloak against a plain sky background. Her right arm is not visible and her left arm is in front of her chest. She looks downwards with a forlorn expression.

Provenance

Acquired by Richard Colt Hoare 2nd Bt (1758 – 1838); given to the National Trust along with the house, its grounds, and the rest of contents by Sir Henry Hugh Arthur Hoare, 6th Bt (1865 – 1947) in 1946.

Credit line

Stourhead, The Hoare Collection (The National Trust)

Makers and roles

attributed to John Opie, RA (St Agnes 1761 – London 1807), artist

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Periods 18th century (86002)
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Record Status

Enhanced

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