The Lady of the Snows

George H. Boughton, A.R.A. (1834-1905)

after 1896

Oil on canvas

H 107.3 x W 87 cm

Collection: Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, accession no. WAG 2740

Gift from George Audley, 1924

In her sumptous attire, with elaborate brimmed and beribboned hat and fashionable floral and fur-trimmed matching cape and muff, this young woman cuts a very different figure from Boughton's earlier Dutch peasant girls. [Commentary continues below.]

Image download, commentary and formatting by Jacqueline Banerjee.

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