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

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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

Provenance:

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

Literature:

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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