This is the very latest picture of the portrait of Jane Austen taken by Richard Valencia in London. The reastoration has been finished by Eva Schwann and I have never seen a better image of Jane Austen’s Portrait. The image copyright is with the Bridgeman Art Library. If anyone wishes to use it in an article could they please apply to Bridgemans directly.
Restorer Eva Schwann discovered the H within the O monogram after removing previous overpainting underneath the parasol tip. The monogram slants to the left
Anjana Ahuja, the Financial Times and the right to privacy.
On 01 April 2017 a prominent article appeared in the Financial Times by science journalist Anjana Ahuja. The article was not about science but about a picture she had purchased privately at an auction in November 2015. She paid £400 for the picture which the auction house described as 'attributed to James Northcote'. The portrait was signed Northcote and dated 1803, but looked distinctly odd with rubbing out of the paint under the signature....