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An image of Stephen Croft, Junior by Sir Joshua Reynolds
Alternate image of Stephen Croft, Junior by Sir Joshua Reynolds

Sir Joshua Reynolds

(England 16 Jul 1723 – 23 Feb 1792)

Title
Stephen Croft, Junior
Other titles:
Lieutenant Stephen Croft
Year
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
Accession number
OB1.1966
Location
Not on display
Provenance (4)

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'.

Bibliography (8)

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 picturebook, Sydney, 1972, 16 (colour illus.).

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

Exhibition history (2)

Yorkshire Fine Art & Industrial Exhibition, York, Yorkshire Fine Art & Industrial Institution, York, 1879–1879

European masters and Australian painting from Australian collections: