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03 AugFri / 2012Mrs. Jordan was the leading comic actress of Georgian England, and in this portrait by English artist John Hoppner, she is painted in her role as Viola from Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. In the play, Viola disguises herself as a man so she can be a page for the Duke of Orsino. Mrs. Jordan (1761–1816) led a remarkable life and has been the subject of many biographies. . .