Alda Gertrude Lethbridge, Mrs Henry William Purcell Weston (1836 - 1906)

Henry Weigall (London 1829 - Ramsgate 1925)
National Trust Inventory Number 732359

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date circa 1857
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 2108 x 1257 mm (83 x 49 1/2 in)
Place of origin England
Collection Stourhead, Wiltshire (Accredited Museum)
Not on show

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Alda Gertrude Lethbridge, Mrs Henry William Purcell Weston (1836 - 1906) by Henry Weigall (London 1829 - Ramsgate 1925). A full-length portrait of the mother Alda Weston who married Henry Hugh Arthur Hoare, 6th Bt. She is standing in brown dress with white collar and a black lacy shawl, looking to the left, on a balcony with a landscape extending beyond. A white marble statue of a putto is behind the balustrade on the right.


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 (National Trust)

Marks and inscriptions

Verso: Inscribed on label stuck to back of sretcher: No.1 / Mrs. Weston / by Henry weigall / 102 piccadilly / London; and in chald: Dublin [?]

Makers and roles

Henry Weigall (London 1829 - Ramsgate 1925), artist

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