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


Attributed to Sir Joshua Reynolds PRA

£3,000 - £5,000 £4,800

Attributed to Sir Joshua Reynolds PRA, FRS, FRSA (1723-1792)

Portrait of Mary Palmer, later Marchioness Thomond, the artist's niece, half-length, wearing a black dress and black feathered hat

Oil on canvas

76.4 x 63.5cm; 30 x 25in

Together with Joseph Collyer (1748-1827) after Sir Joshua Reynolds; Miss Palmer; aquatint; 9.9 x 7.6cm; 3¾ x 3in (2)


Woolley and Wallis, Salisbury, 13 March 2013, lot 234, where purchased by the present private collector


Joseph Collyer, aquatint, 1785

David Mannings' catalogue raisonné (New Haven and London, 2000) lists two autograph versions of this portrait, both untraced.

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