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Portrait of Lady Juliana Penn

Companion to Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2004-201-1

Arthur Devis, English, 1712 - 1787

Geography:
Made in England, Europe

Date:
1752

Medium:
Oil on canvas

Dimensions:
36 1/8 x 31 1/8 inches (91.8 x 79.1 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

* Gallery 374, European Art 1500-1850, third floor

Accession Number:
2004-201-2

Credit Line:
125th Anniversary Acquisition. Gift of Susanne Strassburger Anderson, Valerie Anderson Story, and Veronica Anderson Macdonald from the estate of Mae Bourne and Ralph Beaver Strassburger, 2004

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Label:
This painting is one of a pair of marriage portraits featuring William Penn's son, Thomas, and his new wife, Lady Juliana Fermor. The bride and groom are depicted in interiors that may represent their family homes. Thomas stands near a window that is open to a landscape, perhaps hinting at the vast lands he controlled as proprietor of Pennsylvania from 1746 to 1775.


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