Olga's Gallery

Sir Joshua Reynolds


Mrs Abington.

1764-73. Oil on canvas. 236.2 x 147.3 sm. Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire, UK. Read Note.

Sir Joshua Reynolds. Mrs Abington.

Mrs Abington. a prostitute, later an actress and a courtesan. This portrait is said to show Mrs Abington in the character of Miss Prue in William Congreve's comedy, Love for Love