Purchased from Christie's, this portrait depicts Mrs Hudson of Easton Farm, Bridlington, whom Charlotte and Ellen Nussey had once stayed with. The portrait was given to Mrs Hudson by Charlotte and remained in the family until it went missing in 1895. It resurfaced in 2001, when it was acquired by Mrs T. S. Elliot, and it is now returning to Charlotte's home where it will be on display to the public for the first time.
In conjunction with this happy occasion, Ann Sumner will be giving a talk about about the art of miniature painting in the wider Victorian context, and the impact of early photography on portrait painting. ...
Wednesday 6 November, 2pm
West Lane Baptist Centre, Haworth
Tickets £5 / Contact Louisa Briggs firstname.lastname@example.org / +44(0)1535 640188 to book.