Margaret Sarah Carpenter(1793-1872), Painter
Margaret Sarah Carpenter (née Geddes)
Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist associated with 33 portraits
Margaret Sarah Carpenter was the younger sister of Harriet and Wilkie Collins's aunt. A talented and successful portrait painter, she was encouraged and supported by Lord and Lady Radnor while still very young. She moved to London and lived independently from 1812, exhibiting at the Royal Academy almost every year from 1814-66. In 1817 she married William Hookham Carpenter, later Keeper of Prints and Drawings at the British Museum.
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