Rideau Hall, Ottawa, Canada
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A watercolour showing a couple seated under a canopy. The figures are both shown full-length, facing forward and seated with their legs to the front. The female figure to the left is shown wearing a hooded cape and has her eyes closed, possibly in sleep. The male figure to the right is wearing a suit and bowler hat.
Inscribed lower right: Hilda
Hilda Montalba was one of four artistic sisters who were all friends with Princess Louise. Hilda and her sister, Clara, visited the princess in Canada in 1879.
Descriptive Medium: 'Pen and ink over pencil, watercolour and bodycolour', 'pencil, watercolour, bodycolour, pen and ink'