Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Lady Broughton
  • James Wilson, artist
    circa 1735–after 1786
    active: England, United Kingdom
    Joshua Reynolds
    1723–1792
    born: Plympton, England, United Kingdom ; died: London, England, United Kingdom
  • Lady Broughton, 1771
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • mezzotint
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 353 x 251 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 403 x 297 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 13 7/8 x 9 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 15 7/8 x 11 11/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7142
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Description

Female figure in fancy dress, looking off to the side, holding a paintbrush in her proper right hand and holding a book up and open with her left hand. Inside the book is a picture of a tree and a nude child.