Old Masters, British & European Paintings - Day 2 - 12 Aug 2021


Follower of Thomas Gainsborough

£1,000 - £2,000 £2,000

Follower of Thomas Gainsborough

Portrait of a lady, bust-length, wearing a blue gown in a feigned oval, possibly a family member of the Earl of Egremont

Oil on canvas

74.9 x 63.5cm; 29½ x 25in


By repute in the collection of George Wyndham, 4th Earl of Egremont (1786-1845);

Agnew's, London;

Mr Glover, The Horns, Gutter Lane, Cheapside, by 1888;

George Harris, 192 East Surrey Grove, Peckham;

By whom sold, Messers Foster's, London, 10 July 1907, by Mr Kosmann, London (51gns);

From whom acquired by Seymour Bathurst, 7th Earl Bathurst (1864-1943), 11 July 1907;

By descent in the collection of the Earls of Bathurst until purchased by the present owner


S. Bathurst, 7th Earl Bathurst, Catalogue of the Bathurst Collection of Pictures (London, 1908), pp. 236-237, illustrated (as 'J. Hoppner')

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