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Portrait of Mrs Ernest Moon  1888

by William Blake Richmond

Emma Moon was a young Australian who married an English barrister. This portrait was commissioned to celebrate their marriage. She is shown here wearing a richly-decorated coat which she had embroidered herself.William Richmond was best known for his academic pictures but he was also a highly skilled portraitist. This picture is distinctly ‘aesthetic’: there are contrastin...
1275 x 1020 mm
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of Tate Britain (Creative Commons CC-BY-NC-ND (3.0 Unported))