The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Miss Pennyman, after William Wood
  • William Wood (c. 1768 - 1809)
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Miss Pennyman, after William Wood
  • 1800 - 1856
  • Miniature
  • Watercolour on ivory
  • Image size: 8 x 6 cm
  • Inscription: 'Princesse de Terante / Dame d'honneur de la Reine / Marie Antoinette / peint par Cosway à / Londres pendant l'emigration'
    Label: '63'
  • M104
  • Reserve Gallery
Commentary
History
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Further Reading
  • When this miniature was in the Richard Wallace sale in Paris in 1857 it was described erroneously as a 'magnificent' miniature of the princesse de Tarante by Cosway. It sold for 1,625 francs. How it returned to Wallace's ownership is unclear.