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Portrait of Miss Jane Reade
  • William Beechey
    born: Burford, England, United Kingdom ; died: London, England, United Kingdom ; active: England, United Kingdom
  • Portrait of Miss Jane Reade, 1813
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • oil on canvas
  • Canvas/Support: 213.4 x 129.5 cm
    Canvas/Support: 84 x 51 in
  • Gift of Walstein Findlay
  • On view: Stewart Gallery, 406, E1
  • 1958.0126
Label Text

Full-length portrait of woman (identified as Miss Jane Reade) in white dress with a semi-transparent sash with white polka dots. She has brown hair, worn up. She is playing a gilded harp in front of a stool. There is a music stand to her left. Landscape with mountain, foliage, and sky seen through window behind the woman, framed by white columns and red drapery.