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Item details: Identity number equal to 1991.36.2

William Bowness (1809-1867)
Mrs John Green of Pavement End
painting (oil painting)
914 x 736 mm

Pavement End had been home to the Green family for generations. This portrait is a companion to Bowness’ painting of John Green of Pavement End (1816-1884). The artist William Bowness (1809-1867) was a self- taught portrait painter from Kendal. He was also the author of several poems in the Westmoreland dialect.

painted (reverse of canvas): Mrs Green, Pavement End Grasmere / W Bowness Pinxt London 1848

Presented on behalf of Mrs Edith Kate Rees-Davies (1894-1966), by Mr J.M. and Miss R.A. Rees-Davies, 1991.

Grasmere A Place to Rejoice, The Wordsworth Trust, 2007-8
Reference 1991.36.2