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Mrs Wolff: P.14981-R

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Current Location: In storage


Mrs Wolff
Mrs Jens Wolff (née Isabella Ann Hutchinson)


Printmaker: Cousins, Samuel
Publisher: Colnaghi
Painter: Lawrence, Thomas (After)




After the painting by Sir Thomas Lawrence (1803-15; exh. R.A. 1815, no. 28; Art Institute of Chicago, 1922.4461; see also exh. cat. Thomas Lawrence: Regency Power & Brilliance (NPG, 2010), cat. 35, p. 212, reproduced in colour). Isabella Ann Hutchinson (?1771-1829) married timber merchant and Danish consul in London, Jens Wolff, of Sherwood Lodge, Battersea in 1792. Three-quarter length, seated at a table in an interior (probably Sherwood Lodge) and viewed in profile to the left, her right hand holding her turbaned head and her elbow resting on an open illustrated book supported by a cushion and rolled oriental carpet. She wears a pale satin gown with a rose pinned at her waist, a brocade shawl around her left shoulder and at her left side. A curtained screen behind, richly decorated archway beyond and a lit hanging lamp at upper left.

Legal notes

Given by Dominic Colnaghi, 1831

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1831) by Colnaghi, Dominic


19th Century
Production date: 1831-03-01 AD 1831


Mezzotint with stipple (mixed method), printed in black ink. Proof before the title, as published by Colnaghi. Engraved in roman letters below the image: 'Engraved by Samuel Cousins from a Picture by the late Sir Thomas Lawrence, P.R.A. &c &c.'. Publication line engraved in roman letters just above the platemark: 'London Published March 1st 1831, by Colnaghi Sen.r Dominic Colnaghi & Co. Printsellers to their Majesties, PALL MALL EAST.' Inscribed in graphite: 'presented by Dominick Colnaghi Esq / 14, Pall Mall East'. Inscribed in graphite at lower right: 'Mrs Wolff'. Inscribed on the verso in graphite: '9' [encircled].

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14981-R
Primary reference Number: 240028
O'Donoghue: 1
Whitman (Cousins): 111.III
Garlick (Lawrence): 838(a)
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Created: Thursday 9 January 2020 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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