Head of a Young Girl

William Etty, Artist

This is one of the paintings in our collection. It was made in Europe in 1800-1849.
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Object Detail

Image 585 x 493mm
Frame 805 x 710 x 150mm
oil on canvas
Painted portrait of young woman, showing head and shoulders view. They are wearing a gown gathered at their proper right shoulder, with a red garment over their proper left shoulder. Their hair is worn loose with curls cascading over their left shoulder. They are shown in three-quarter view looking to their upper proper left. There is a ring of white roses in their hair. The background is either drapery or skies in blues and greens. The painting is framed using an oval shape, with a heavily ornate gilded frame.
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Gift of Mr H.H. Enderby, Whanganui, 1962
Collection Type
Permanent collection
Acquisition Date
21 Mar 1962



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