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Mary Ann Flaxman

Mary Ann Flaxman, by Mary Ann Flaxman, circa 1820 -NPG 1715 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Mary Ann Flaxman

attributed to Mary Ann Flaxman
circa 1820
2 3/4 in. x 2 1/8 in. (70 mm x 54 mm) oval
NPG 1715

Inscriptionback to top

An old oval paper in NPG archive, found in the case in which the miniature was received, reads: M.A. Flaxman.

Physical descriptionback to top

Head and shoulders, aged about 50, in white lace-edged mob cap, ruff collar, pale blue shawl over a dark purple dress; fair hair in ringlets, brown eyes, smiling expression; blue and grey sky background.

Provenanceback to top

Bought from Herbert Dally 1913.

This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: Richard Walker, Regency Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, 1985, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.

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