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Title

James Maitland, 7th Earl of Lauderdale


Artist

Sir Joshua Reynolds

England

16 Jul 1723 - 23 Feb 1792


Details


Date

1759-1761


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

238.6 x 144.6 cm stretcher; 264.1 x 172.0 x 9.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l., black "... 1753 Sir Joshua Reynolds...".


Credit

Anonymous gift fund for an 18th century portrait 1977


Accession number

8.1977


Artist information

Sir Joshua Reynolds

Works in the collection

2


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


James Maitland, 7th Earl of Lauderdale, 1761-26 Mar 1976, England, Sat for in 1759, paid for 1761, £80 by the sitter. The painting passing to the heirs of the 7th Earl of Lauderdale. Sold Christies 26 March 1976

Christie's London, 26 Mar 1976, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Christie's London, 26 March 1976


Referenced in 11 publications

Bibliography


Birmingham City Museum and Art Gallery, Exhibition of works by Sir Joshua Reynolds, 1723-1792, 1961. cat.no. 32

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'European', pg. 36-56, Sydney, 1988, 38.

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 163 (illus.).

A. Graves and W.V. Cronin, A history of the works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, Vol. 2, London, 1899, 566.

Manchester City Art Gallery, European old masters: art treasures centenary, 30th October to 31st December 1957: commemorating the famous exhibition, the Art treasures of the United Kingdom, held at Manchester in 1857, 1957. cat.no. 191

David Mannings, Sir Joshua Reynolds: A complete catalogue of his paintings, New Haven, 2000, 317. cat.no. 1173

David Mannings, Sir Joshua Reynolds: A complete catalogue of his paintings [Plates], New Haven, 2000, 251 (illus.). plate no. 431

National Trust for Scotland, Pictures and furnishings from Scotland's famous houses, 1950.

Peter Tomory and Robert Gaston, European Paintings before 1800 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1989, 42, 43 (illus.). plate no. 111

Ellis Kirkham Waterhouse, Pelican History of Art: Painting in Britain 1530-1790, England, 1953. plate no. 130

Ellis Kirkham Waterhouse, Reynolds, London, 1973, 19. plate no. 27