Elizabeth (Betty) Kerr-Smiley, Mrs Christopher Hussey (1907-2006) in Middle Age
John Ward, CBE, RA (Hereford 1917 - 2007)
Oil painting on canvas, Elizabeth (Betty) Kerr-Smiley, Mrs Christopher Hussey (1907-2006) in Middle Age by John Ward, RA (Hereford 1917 - 2007), signed in brown at the bottom left: J Ward '65' . A three-quarter length portrait, seated slightly to right, looking out, gazing at the spectator, in a green sofa with two embroidered cushions, and with japanned étagère behind her, a black cat in her lap, looking out; wearing blue dress, plum-coloured cardigan over her shoulders, and single-row pearl necklace. Mid brown hair, and green eyes.
Bequeathed to the National Trust by Mr Christopher Hussey (1899-1970)
Scotney Castle, The Hussey Collection (National Trust)
Makers and roles
John Ward, CBE, RA (Hereford 1917 - 2007), artist