17 Works, Today, March 29th. is artist Samuel Woodforde’s day, his story, illustrated with footnotes #87

Samuel Woodforde (1763-1817)
Neo-classical study of two maidens ushered into the presence of a bearded man

Brown ink and pencil on paper
6ins x 8.75ins
Private collection

Samuel Woodforde RA (29 March 1763–27 July 1817) was an 18th-century English painter.

Family legend suggests that he began his career by painting inn signs in the villages surrounding Ansford and Castle Cary for pocket money…

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Author: zaidangallery

I search Art History for Beautiful works that may, or may not, have a secondary or unexpected story to tell. I then write short summaries that grow from my research. Art work is so much more when its secrets are exposed

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