Mary Dickinson, Viscountess Clifden of Gowran (1853 - 1921)

Henry Weigall (London 1829 - Ramsgate 1925)
National Trust Inventory Number 884904

Category Paintings
Date 1878
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 610 x 483 mm (24 x 19 in) (oval)
Place of origin
Collection Lanhydrock, Cornwall (Accredited Museum)
On show at Lanhydrock, Cornwall, South West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Mary Dickinson, Viscountess Clifden of Gowran (1853 - 1921) by Henry Weigall (London 1829 - Ramsgate 1925), 1878. A head and shoulder framed oval portrait of the 6th Viscountess wearing a high-necked blouse with broach at the neck.

Provenance

given by the sitter's son, Gerald, 7th Viscount Clifden (1883-1966), with the transfer of the house to the National Trust in 1953

Credit line

Lanhydrock, The Robartes Collection (The National Trust)

Marks and inscriptions

Recto: On frame label: MARY w. of Thomas Charles, 6th Viscount Clifden/WEIGALL
Verso: In ink on stretcher: Mary, wife of the 2nd Lord Robartes / painted by H. Weigall Esqre. October 1893
Verso: Five times impressed with the stamp of Harris & Sons, Fine Art Dealers, 70 George St., Plymouth.

Makers and roles

Henry Weigall (London 1829 - Ramsgate 1925), artist

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Place of origin
Materials Canvas (10022)
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Category Paintings (12625)
Collection Lanhydrock, Cornwall (Accredited Museum) (20209)
Periods 19th century (166444)
Maker Henry Weigall (London 1829 - Ramsgate 1925) (17)
Subjects Mary Dickinson, Viscountess Clifden of Gowran (1853-1921) (22)
Object Type Oil painting (11825)

Record Status

Enhanced

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