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Title

Stephen Croft, Junior

1760


Artist

Sir Joshua Reynolds

England

16 Jul 1723 - 23 Feb 1792


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Other Title

Lieutenant Stephen Croft


Date

1760


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

76.2 x 63.5 cm; frame 95.5 x 82.0 x 7 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1965


Location

Not on display


Accession number

OB1.1966


Artist information

Sir Joshua Reynolds

Works in the collection

2


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Harry Croft, Yorkshire/England, Great grandson of Stephen Croft

Private Collection, Hampshire/England

Sotheby's London, 09 Dec 1964, London/England, Purchased by Agnew's from Sotheby's London, 9 December 1964, lot no. 171. Listed in the 'other properties' section of the catalogue as 'Lieutenant Stephen Croft'. Jointly purchased by Agnew's and Newhouse Galleries.

Agnew's, London, 09 Dec 1964-15 Oct 1965, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Agnew's 1965. Jointly purchased by Agnew's and Newhouse Galleries from Sotheby's London, 9 December 1964, lot no. 171. Listed in the 'other properties' section of the catalogue as 'Lieutenant Stephen Croft'.


Referenced in 8 publications

Bibliography


Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales picturebook, Sydney, 1972, 16 (colour illus.).

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 164 (illus.).

A. Graves and W.V. Cronin, A history of the works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, Vol. 1, London, 1899, 212.

David Mannings, Sir Joshua Reynolds: A complete catalogue of his paintings, New Haven, 2000, Vol. 1: 155; Vol. 2: 267 (illus.). cat.no. 452, plate no. 491. Volume 1: text; Volume 2: plates

Sotheby's London (Editor), Sotheby's London, London, 23 Mar 1981. lot. 171, Listed as Lieutenant Stephen Croft, and is in the 'other properties' section.

Peter Tomory and Robert Gaston, European Paintings before 1800 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1989, 41 (illus.). no. 107

Yorkshire Fine Art & Industrial Institution, Yorkshire Fine Art and Industrial Exhibition, 1978. cat.no. 606, lent by Mr Harry Croft

Editor Unknown (Editor), Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, Sydney, Apr 1967.