Portrait of Miss Cicely Hamilton (1872 - 1952)Artist:
Thomas Esmond Lowinsky
, British, 1892 - 1947
Material and Medium: oil on canvas
Dimensions: Frame: 360 x 388 x 75mm
Department: Visual Art
Accession Number: VIS.1861
This small portrait has been meticulously painted, barely a brushstroke is visible. Lowinsky only used his friends or professional models in his portraits.
Cicely Hamilton was a passionate supporter of women’s rights and campaigned for women to get the vote. As Cicely was a friend of Lowinsky’s, he would have been very familiar with her personality. In this portrait he manages to convey her quiet determination.