Mrs Vint

Hugh Ross 1823


A confident portrait that succeeds in conveying the character of its subject, a matriarchal figure named Mrs Vint. Signed reverse – ‘Painted by / Hugh Ross / London / Mrs Vint’ and dated 1832.

One of three siblings who were all miniaturists, Hugh Ross (1800-1873) exhibited at the Royal Academy between 1814 and 1845. The National Portrait Gallery have in their collection a miniature portrait painted by him of his older brother, Sir William Charles Ross.

Item Ref. 5760

Size: framed, 100 x 84 mm + hanger

Provenance: Sotheby's, November 2006