Attributed to Sir Joshua Reynolds PRA

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Description

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)

Provenance:

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

Engraved:

Joseph Collyer, aquatint, 1785

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