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Susan Jay and her Dog

The identification is given by a label formerly verso (now on file): John Wood/ 1821/ a portrait of/ Susan Jay and her dog. The donor provided an undated note concerning Susan Jay, saying she became a Catholic convert and entered a convent at Croyden, upon which her father condemned her portrait to the attic; it descended through her younger brother, John Jay, at the death of whose widow the portrait was recieved by Mrs Mason who presented it to Dulwich.

Not currently on display

Artist
John Wood
Date
1821
Location
Not on display
Dimensions
68.5 x 56.5 cm
Materials
Oil on canvas
Inscription
Signed, bottom right: John Wood ...
Acquisition
Presented by Harriette Estill Mason to Dulwich College in 1938 and bequeathed in 1942
Accession number
DPG650