Item details: Identity number equal to 1991.36.2


William Bowness (1809-1867)
Mrs John Green of Pavement End
1848
painting (oil painting)

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.

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

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