14 August 2015

Mrs Yates as Mandane in 'The Orphan of China' exhibited 1765 by Tilly Kettle 1734 or 5-1786

The actress Mary Ann Yates played Mandane in The Orphan of China in 1765 and she was painted by Tilly Kettle (1734-86).  The portrait is at Tate Britain (well, it may not be on display but it’s there, somewhere).