Susannah Jones, Mrs Alban Thomas Gwynne (1754-1830)

Mather Brown (Boston 1761 – Twickenham 1831)
National Trust Inventory Number 864496

Category Paintings
Date circa 1810
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 762 x 635 mm
Place of origin
Collection The Homewood, Surrey
On show at The Homewood, Surrey, London and South East, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Susannah Jones, Mrs Alban Thomas Gwynne (1754-1830) by Mather Brown (Boston 1761 – Twickenham 1831), circa 1810. A half-length portrait of a mature woman seated, turned slightly to the right, gazing at the spectator, her left hand clasping the wrist of her right on her lap. She is wearing a brown dress with a white wrap-over kerchief which is tucked into her waistband over this she wears a portrait miniature of a man which hangs from a thin gold chain. Her shoulders are draped with a brown shawl with printed/embroidered pattern-edging. Her grey curls fringe her face from beneath a white (straw?) hat tied with a dark brown satin ribon with a large bow in front. The second wife of the Reverend Alban Thomas Gwynne.

Provenance

Purchased by the National Trust after the death of Patrick Gwynne (1913-2003)

Makers and roles

Mather Brown (Boston 1761 – Twickenham 1831), artist
Patrick Gwynne (1913-2003), frame designer

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Materials Brass (23713)
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Category Paintings (12562)
Collection The Homewood, Surrey (809)
Periods 19th century (165031)
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Patrick Gwynne (1913-2003) (77)
Subjects Susannah Jones, Mrs Alban Thomas Gwynne (1754-1830) (1)
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