Portrait of a Lady, called Mrs Adams

‘Portrait of a Lady (called ‘Mrs Adams’)’ in the circle of Thomas Hudson, about 1740. This oil on canvas depicts a lady in a dark brown/grey and blue silk dress with white undergarment worn low off the shoulders.

Thomas Hudson had many artist friends who surrounded him throughout his artistic career, and he established himself as a successful portrait painter. He drew several commissions and as these grew he passed work towards his pupils, including Joshua Reynolds.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
Fine Art
Collection Class
oil on canvas
Common Name
Portrait of a Lady, called Mrs Adams
Simple Name
Inscription Transcription
Hon Mrs Adams; Tapestry Room; DY Rutley 20 Circus Rd Regent’s Park NW1
Period Classification
George II (1727-1760)
Production Country
United Kingdom: England
Production Date
c 1740
Production Person Initials
Thomas, circle of
Production Person Surname
Production Year Low
Production Year High

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Portrait of a Lady (called ‘Mrs Adams’)