Hand Painted Engraving Of Lady Hamilton

Hand painted Engraving of Emma Hart (Lady Hamilton)There is writing on the bottom as to this piece being impressed and printed then painted and a signature, however it is difficult to make out. The piece is beautiful. The portrait measures 10" by 13" to edge of the matt. It is framed behind glass and mounted in a gold gilt ornate period frame. This piece dates mid 19th century. Overall size is 21" by 18 1/2". Frame is in excellent vintage condition. Bio. Emma, Lady Hamilton (26 April 1765; baptized 12 May 1765 – 15 January 1815) is best remembered as the mistress of Lord Nelson and as the muse of George Romney. She was born Amy Lyon in Ness near Neston, Cheshire, England, the daughter of a blacksmith, Henry Lyon, who died when she was two months old. She was brought up by her mother, formerly Mary Kidd, at Hawarden, with no formal education. She later changed her name to Emma Hart.

Item ID: 1044-89


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