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Mrs. Thomas Pelham (Anneta, daughter of Thomas Bridges, wife of Thomas Pelham)
  • Joseph Highmore
    1692–1780
    born: London, England, United Kingdom ; died: Canterbury, England, United Kingdom
    William Hoare
    1707–1792
    born: Eye, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom ; died: Bath, England, United Kingdom
  • Mrs. Thomas Pelham (Anneta, daughter of Thomas Bridges, wife of Thomas Pelham), 1720s
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • oil on canvas
  • Canvas/Support: 50 x 40 in
    Canvas/Support: 127 x 101.6 cm
    Frame Dimensions: 57 1/2 x 48 1/2 in
  • Museum purchase
  • On view: Gallery 401
  • 1950.0069
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Seated woman in Turkish-style costume. Blue velvet and gold overcoat over an orange and green on white floral print dress. Multicolored gold headpiece with pearls. Strings of pearls in her hair and around her neck. Seated, frontal view, on red couch. Proper right hand placed on chest, beneath cleavage, left arm draped over couch. Window visible in upper left corner with a dark background.