Mrs. Morland's Portrait

James Wardca. 1802

Yale Center for British Art

Yale Center for British Art


  • Title: Mrs. Morland's Portrait
  • Date Created: ca. 1802
  • Location Created: London
  • Physical Dimensions: w20 x h27.9 cm
  • Type: drawing
  • Rights: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
  • External Link: http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1666224
  • Medium: Watercolor over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
  • Subject: woman, dress, portrait, drawing
  • Location: Not on View
  • Inscription: Signed and Dated: Signed in brown ink, lower left: "JW~"
  • Inscription: Inscribed in brown ink, lower left: "JW~ | Mrs. Morlands | Portrait"; in brown ink, verso, center: "Study from Nature | Mrs. George Morland - the artists sister; | [?G] eorge Morlands sister married the artists | [?e] lder brother William Ward A.R.A. Engraver | [?w] ith whom the artist served an apprenticeship | [?in] that profession- | [?A] n excellent likeness of that elegant minded | [?an] d amiable character!- | James Ward R. [?A]"
  • Artist: James Ward