Portrait of Josephine aged 23

 

 

© National Portrait Gallery, London.   Primary Collection Image 6482

This portrait of Josephine Grey was painted by the fashionable artist George Richmond in London in the summer of 1851.   Josephine and her family were visiting the Great Exhibition from their home in Northumberland. While in London, she also had a tryst with her fiancé George Butler. They were married in January the following year and made their first home in Oxford.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s