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An image of Lady Oxenden by Joseph Wright of Derby
Alternate image of Lady Oxenden by Joseph Wright of Derby

Joseph Wright of Derby

(England 03 Sep 1734 – 29 Aug 1797)

Title
Lady Oxenden
Other titles:
Margaret, Lady Oxenden
Year
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
Location
15th–19th c European art
Provenance (7)

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.

Bibliography (4)

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, Period Guide - Early Georgian, London. pl 26c as c1750

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

Exhibition history (2)

Purchases and Acquisitions for 1952, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 26 Mar 1953–24 May 1953

Old Masters from AGNSW and NGV, Exhibition Venue Unknown, 1979–1979