Thursday, 12 July 2018

361) Lady Emma Hamilton

Lady Emma Hamilton (1765 – 1815). English model and actress, is best remembered as the mistress of Lord Nelson and as the muse of George Romney. Mother of Horatia Nelson.

- “he placed on his canvas the madders and umbers, the crimson lakes and siennas of his home-ground paints and reproduced with them the firm, rosy flesh tints, the lustrous blue-brown eyes, the auburn locks of Emma.”

- “She also possessed "long auburn hair (with a hint of gold) and blue-grey eyes"

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