caption

attributed to Thomas Hudson, Margaret Lowth

Photo courtesy of Dave Penman (All rights reserved)

Details

Country House
Doddington Hall
Title(s)
Margaret Lowth
Date
? c. early 1740s
Location
Stairs Leading To Second Floor And Landing
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
Overall height: 74 cm, Overall width: 64 cm
Artist
attributed to Thomas Hudson (1701-1779)
Catalogue Number
DN83

Description

Margaret Lowth was the eldest daughter of theologian William Lowth (1660–-1732) and Margaret Pitt. She married the Reverend John Sturges (born 1685), prebendary of Winchester Cathedral. The portrait came to Doddington through the Jarvis family in the nineteenth century. An attribution to Thomas Hudson is suggested on stylistic grounds.

by Martin Postle

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