A contribution to the iconography of Maria Walpole (1736-1807)

Piper, Corey
September 2011
British Art Journal;Autumn2011, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p9
Academic Journal
The article discusses the c. 1766-1769 painting "Portrait of Maria Walpole, Duchess of Gloucester," by Nathaniel Dance, located at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA). The author discusses the iconography of Maria Walpole, duchess of Gloucester, and her embodiment of the court of King George III of England. Other topics include the misattribution of the painting to artist Johan Zoffany, Dance's painting "Portrait of Sir James and Lady Hodges and their family," and biographical information on Walpole.


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