Portrait of
Dorothy Branthwayt
(died 1769)

Painted by
 John Theodore Heins

Portrait of Dorothy Branthwayt (Died 1769) Painted by John Theodore Heins (1697-1756) Artist Painter Norwich Norfolk

Portrait of Dorothy Branthwayt (d.1769).  Painted by the portrait painter John Theodore Heins of Norfolk (1697-1756).  Half-length, in a turquoise dress and red wrap, feigned oval signed and dated 'D Heins Fec/1726' (lower left) and inscribed 'Dorothy Branthwayt/Ob:1769' (lower right) and inscribed 'Dorothy Branthwayt/3rd dr of Arthur by Ann/dr of Thomas Bacon/Esq. ob:sep 26. 1769./Coelebs was buried/in the aisle of Hether/church by the side of her/sister Julian' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.4 cm.) In an English 18th century carved and gilded frame.  Sold by Christies 9 March 2000 (www.christies.com). 

If you have any further information about Dorothy Branthwayt or her family I would be very pleased to hear from you.  Please contact me on jj@jjhc.info

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