Mrs Woodhull (Q18686623)

Label from: English (en)

artist: Johann Zoffany (Q702272)
collection: Tate (Q430682)
location: Tate Britain (Q195436)
material used: oil paint (Q296955) canvas (Q12321255)
depicts: woman (Q467) flower (Q506) clothing (Q11460) jewelry (Q161439) tree (Q10884) dress (Q200539) bouquet (Q1187930) glade (Q4358873) rose (Q102231) Narcissus (Q29465)
instance of: painting (Q3305213)
Art UK artwork ID: mrs-woodhull-203044
Google Arts & Culture asset ID: dgF5EaFkdT-71A

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information from the Tate Britain catalog

description: Artwork page for ‘Mrs Woodhull’, Johan Zoffany, c.1770 This is Catherine Milcah Ingram, the daughter of a Warwickshire clergyman. In 1761 she had married Michael Woodhull, a wealthy and distinguished translator of Euripides, collector of books and prints, and a minor poet. The painting is said to have been begun as a half-length portrait of just head and shoulders, but Mrs Woodhull liked it so much that she asked Zoffany to enlarge it to a full-length picture. Joins in the canvas and some overpainting seem to confirm this. The painting was probably commissioned to hang in the library at Thenford, …

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