Portrait of the Artist’s Daughter, Elizabeth, Aged 18

‘Portrait of the Artist’s Daughter, Elizabeth, Aged 18’ by John White Abbott, c.1816. Elizabeth Abbott is portrayed from the head and shoulders posed left to right. She wears a pink square neck dress with white sleeves. Her brown hair is tied back. John White Abbott (1763-1851) was an artist, surgeon and apothecary, who based himself in Exeter. Abbott displayed his work at the Royal Academy, and focussed on portraying landscapes of Devon, the Lake District and Scotland.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
130/1993
Category
Fine Art
Collection Class
Paintings
Medium
oil on canvas
Common Name
Portrait of the Artist’s Daughter, Elizabeth, Aged 18
Simple Name
painting
Inscription Transcription
Elizabewth Abbott/Jan 31st 1816
Period Classification
Regency (1811-1820)
Production Town
Exeter
Production County
Devon
Production Country
United Kingdom: England
Production Date
31/01/1816
Production Person Initials
John White
Production Person Surname
Abbott
Production Year Low

Production Year High


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Portrait of the Artist’s Daughter, Elizabeth, Aged 18