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Title

Lady Oxenden


Artist

Joseph Wright of Derby

England

03 Sep 1734 - 29 Aug 1797


Details


Other Title

Margaret, Lady Oxenden


Date

circa 1755-circa 1756


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

126.2 x 102.0 cm stretcher; 151.7 x 127.0 x 7.5 cm frame


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1952


Accession number

8698


Artist information

Joseph Wright of Derby

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Oxenden family, England

William Randolph Hearst, California/United States of America, dates unknown

Agnew's, London, London/England, dates unknown

Countess of Strafford, pre 20 Nov 1931, England, Sold by the executors of Cora, Countess of Strafford, deceased at Christie's London, 20 November 1931, lot 41, 'The Property of Lady Capel Cure', £220 10s to 'AM' on behalf of a private client.

Private Collection, 20 Nov 1931-20 Jul 1934, England, Purchased at Christies London, 20 November 1931, lot no. 41 'The Property of Lady Capel Cure' £220. Sold Christie’s London, 20 July 1934, lot 14, £220 10s to Permain (art dealer), 'from the Collection of Lady Capel Cure'.

Permain, post 20 Jul 1934, [dealer] Purchased at Christies London, 20 July 1934, lot no. 14, 230gns

Source unknown, pre 1952, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW in London 1952.


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 91 (illus.).

Peter Tomory and Robert Gaston, European Paintings before 1800 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1989, 30 (illus.). no. 64

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Connoisseur, London, Jun 1936, 309.

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Connoisseur, Period Guide - Early Georgian, London. pl 26c as c1750