Portraits

Girl in a Plaid Dress

J. Wood of Alnwick, 1845

£425

A charming watercolour portrait of a young girl standing in a pastoral landscape with cattle grazing ain the foreground of Alnwick Castle seat of the Dukes of Northumberland and famous as Hogwarts in the Harry Potter films. Holding a tiny basket of colourful flowers, she is wearing an eye-catching blue and white plaid dress over lace-edged pantaloons and dainty buckled shoes. Her straw hat, trimmed with matching plaid, hangs over her arm.

The portrait is signed reverse ‘By J. Wood Artist / Alnwick, June 1845’. It is set in a period rosewood veneer frame with a gilt slip.

Item Ref. 5811

Size: framed, 332 x 286mm (13 x 11¼")

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