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Portrait of Ann Fine

Date made: mid 18th century

Artist: unknown artist

Description: Portrait of Ann Fine dressed as a shepherdess, with a stylised representation of Douglas Fort in the background. Born in 1733, Anne was the daughter of William Fine of Ballahot, and his wife Dorothy Christian of Milntown. She married wealthy Douglas shipping merchant Thomas Durie, which marked the joining of two important families. Her clothing and status reflects the prosperity of the merchant class in the Isle of Man in the eighteenth century.

Measurements: overall: 90 cm x 68 cm

Materials: oil on canvas

Object name: painting

Collection: Art Collection

ID number: 1956-0404

Subject tags : #MM100ARTOFPEOPLE


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