School of Sir Thomas Lawrence (Bristol 1769-1830 London) A portrait of Miss Maria Siddons 23 x 19 1/4in
Lot 4023
Follower of Sir Thomas Lawrence (Bristol 1769-1830 London) A portrait of Miss Maria Siddons 23 x 19 1/4in
Sold for US$ 4,575 inc. premium

Lot Details
Follower of Sir Thomas Lawrence (Bristol 1769-1830 London)
A portrait of Miss Maria Siddons
oil on canvas
23 x 19 1/4in

Footnotes

  • This painting derives from Lawrence's portrait of Maria Siddons at Woburn Abbey, England. Maria (1779-1798) was the daughter of the great tragedienne of the British stage, Sarah Siddons. Lawrence was engaged to Maria for a few short weeks before he broke it off because he had fallen in love with Sally, Maria's sister. Unfortunately, Maria was ill with consumption and died soon after.

    A copy of the book Sarah Siddons by Roger Manvell accompanies this lot.
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