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Margaret (Peg) Woffington about 1738


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Peg Woffington was a popular actress. In the picture she is wearing lace from Flanders in a Rococo design. The oil on canvas painting may have been by Frenchman Jean-Baptiste van Loo, who came to London in 1737. The painting is contained in a Rococo frame of a slightly later date.

17th Mar 2008 by Diane Earl

Art and Design, History

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Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 4+

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