Manchester Art Gallery

The Artist's Mother

Henry Measham, 1844 - 1922



The Artist's Mother

Henry Measham 1844 - 1922

Summary

Half-length frontal portrait of Mrs. Mary Measham, the artist's mother, aged fifty nine. The subject wears a red coat and frilled blouse, and a black cap with a red flower on the left side. Her hair is tied back off her face and her head is turned slightly to the left, looking towards the viewer. She is seated with her hands resting in her lap, and sits against a dark indistinct background.


Object Name

The Artist's Mother

Creators Name

Henry Measham

Date Created

1870

Dimensions

unframed: 61.5cm x 51.2cm
framed: 83.5cm x 73cm

accession number

1907.4

Collection Group

fine art
British
painting

Place of creation

England

Support

canvas

Medium

oil paint

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