Robert Thorburn, ARA HRSA (British, 1818-1885) Marianne Weyland Bowyer-Smijth (d.1900), wearing décolleté white dress with lace trim, a gem set brooch at her corsage, her hair parted and upswept
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Robert Thorburn, ARA HRSA (British, 1818-1885) Marianne Weyland Bowyer-Smijth (d.1900), wearing décolleté white dress with lace trim, a gem set brooch at her corsage, her hair parted and upswept
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Robert Thorburn, ARA HRSA (British, 1818-1885)
Marianne Weyland Bowyer-Smijth (d.1900), wearing décolleté white dress with lace trim, a gem set brooch at her corsage, her hair parted and upswept.
Rectangular gilt-metal frame, inscribed on the reverse Marianne Weyland Bowyer Smijth/ 1846/ Thorburn Pinxit.
Oval, 100mm (3 15/16in) high

Footnotes

  • Marianne was one of six children born to Sir Edward Bowyer-Smijth, 10th Baronet (1785-1850) and Laetitia Cecily Weyland (1787-1868). It's possible that the present portrait was painted during her engagement to Colonel Sir Samuel Brise Ruggles-Brise DL, JP, KCB, of Spains Hall, Essex, whom she married on the 4th May 1847. She died on the 12th December 1900.
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