Frances Nelson ~ ca. 1800


Portrait of Frances Nelson (1761-1831), 1st Viscountess Nelson  ~  British school, c. 1800

A three-quarter length portrait of Frances Nelson, to the right in a white dress with bandeau and wearing a red coral necklace round her neck. She has a bracelet on her right arm and holds a white rose in her right hand. She looks out of the picture space to her right and her left arm rests on a column supporting a large urn. Landscape is implied on the left. This portrait is a copy, formerly attributed to Richard Cosway: the original version showed the Battle of Nile in the background.

Via: Wikipedia / National Maritime Museum

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