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Mrs. Susannah Hope: PD.25-1952

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Current Location: In storage


Mrs. Susannah Hope


Painter: Hudson, Thomas (School of)




History note: Sir William H. St. John Hope (her husband), (?) by family inheritance; bequeathed to his wife, 1919

Legal notes

Given in accordance with the wishes of her husband

Measurements and weight

Height: 74.6 cm
Width: 65.1 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1952) by Hope, Lady


Production date: circa AD 1760

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Susannah (Stead) wife of Rev. Charles Hope. 1744-1807. Painted at 16 by Wright of Derby
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: MS
  • Type: Label
  • Text: Susanna (Stead) wif of Rev. Charles Hope (1744-1807). Painted at the age of 16 (just after her run-away marriage), by Wright of Derby, for £9 - 9 - 0
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: MS
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.25-1952
Primary reference Number: 3427
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 4 January 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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