The sitter, Ellen Julia Teed (1822 - 1884), married Robert Hollond, MP for Hastings, in 1840. She was an authoress and philanthropist, and held a salon in Paris which attracted the leading Liberals of the day. She presented Boucher's 'Pan and Syrinx' to the National Gallery in 1880.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
1795 - 1858
Full title
Mrs Robert Hollond
Date made
1851
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
81.9 x 60.3 cm
Inscription summary
Signed; Dated
Acquisition credit
Bequeathed by Robert Hollond, with a life-interest to his widow; entered the Collection, 1885
Inventory number
NG1169
Location in Gallery