Robinson here presents Charlotte as a mature and good-humoured young woman. As she was unmarried, her alluring drapery and jewellery were perhaps intended to promote her charms to potential suitors.
Where to see this painting?
National Portrait Gallery, London
St Martin’s Place, London, Greater London, England, WC2H 0HE
If you are planning a visit to see this painting, check with the collection first. Paintings can be moved at short notice.