Details
Image number
USB1159293
Title
Amelia Alderson, Mrs John Opie (1769-1853)
Artist
Opie, John (1761-1807) / English
Location
Trerice, Cornwall, UK (National Trust)
Medium
oil on canvas
Dimensions
63.5x90.8 cms
Description
John Opie, RA (St Agnes 1761 – London 1807). Oil painting on canvas, Amelia Alderson, Mrs John Opie (1769-1853) by John Opie, RA (St Agnes 1761 – London 1807), 1799. A double half-length portrait of Opie's second wife, that on the left is facing, in white dress; that on the right a bust in profile to the left, in black dress, holding a mandolin. It was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1799, a year after they married, and an observer noted in the Whitehall Evening Post, 27 April 1799 the portrait of Mrs Opie 'who is painted in the same canvass in two points of view'. [information kindly supplied by Viv Hendra of the Lander Gallery, Truro 2014]. A copy that was recorded at Chyverton House, Truro Cornwall (Rogers, 1878) is now in a private collection in Cornwall. Trerice, Cornwall (Accredited Museum)
Photo credit
National Trust Photographic Library / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
/ Painting / Mzpainting
Availability
Dimension [pixels] Dimension in 300dpi [mm] File size [MB]
Large 2758 × 2502 px 234 × 212 mm 3 MB
Medium 1024 × 929 px 87 × 79 mm 1 MB
Small 600 × 544 px 51 × 46 mm 1 MB
Copyright
Out of copyright
Permissions
PERMISSION REQUIRED FOR NON EDITORIAL USAGE

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