Sir William Charles Ross, RA (British, 1794-1860)
Maria, Lady Culme-Seymour (née Smith) (d.1887), standing three-quarter length, wearing white dress with short sleeves banded with pink ribbon, a corsage of camelias pinned to her wide lace collar, black lace stole about her shoulders and black silk-lined mantle over her wrists, she holds a book in her right hand, landscape with sheep beyond.
Gilt-metal frame with ormolu slip.
Rectangular, 150mm (5 7/8in) high
Provenance: Seymour Family; Sotheby's, 27 March 1972, lot 55
Exhibited: Scottish Print Club, Edinburgh, 1937
Portrait Miniatures from the Merchiston Collection, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 23 September 11 December 2005, no.71
Literature: Stephen Lloyd, Exhibition Catalogue, 2005, p.79