Who Are You? A Childhood Portrait of Viscountess Frances Wolseley by Su Hepburn

Posted: 19 June 2017

Frances Garnet Wolseley, Viscountess Wolseley (1872-1936) by Julian Russell Story, 1884. Collection of Royal Pavilion and Museums, Brighton & Hove

My application for my Understanding British Portraits Fellowship began with a simple question, ‘who are you?’, which is what I thought the moment I saw the portrait of a young girl staring out so boldly from the canvas. Little did I know what an amazing person I had come across. The portrait of The Honourable Frances Wolseley was painted in[...]