"The Fair Nun Unmasked"

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Title

"The Fair Nun Unmasked"

Subject

1700s Art

Description

This is one of Henry Robert Morland's most famous paintings, "The Fair Nun Unmasked", which depicts a veiled nun holding a beautiful mask.

Creator

Henry Robert Morland

Source

https://www.artuk.org/discover/artworks/the-fair-nun-unmasked-38590

Publisher

Art UK

Date

c. 1719 - 1797 (Lifespan of Henry Robert Morland)

Contributor

Arséne Lupin

Rights

Temple Newsam House

Relation

"Fantomina, or, Love in a Maze" by Eliza Haywood

Format

Oil on Canvas
76.2 x 63.5 centimeters

Language

N/A

Type

Oil Painting

Coverage

The painting's depiction of an unmasked nun suggests a complexity to the woman that lies beneath the surface, similar to the many disguises of the Lady in "Fantomina".

Files

nun.jpg

Citation

Henry Robert Morland, “"The Fair Nun Unmasked",” Enlightenmens, accessed February 6, 2023, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/671.

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