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Title

The Reverend Samuel Kilderbee


Artist

Thomas Gainsborough

England

1727 - 02 Aug 1788


Details


Date

circa 1770-circa 1774


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

76.2 x 63.5 cm stretcher; 94.5 x 82.5 x 9.5 cm frame


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1966


Accession number

OB3.1967


Artist information

Thomas Gainsborough

Works in the collection

4


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Admiral de Horsey, pre 14 Jun 1929, London/England, his sale Christie's London, 14 June 1929, lot no. 45.

Agnew's, London, post 14 Jun 1929, London/England, Purchased by Agnew's from Christie's London, 14 June 1929, lot no. 45. Lent by Agnew's to the 1931 Cincinnati exhibition.

Jacques Guerlain, pre 1966, France

Agnew's, London, pre Dec 1966, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Agnew's 1966. Purchased from the exhibition 'Realism and Romance in English Painting' 14 November - 10 December 1966. Jointly owned by Agnew's and Newhouse Galleries, New York. Purchased by Newhouse Galleries presumably from the executors of Jacques Guerlain.


Referenced in 8 publications

Bibliography


Agnew's, London, Realism and romance in English painting, 1966. cat.no. 18

Cincinnati Art Museum, Exhibition of paintings and drawings by Thomas Gainsborough, R.A., United States of America, 1931, (illus.). cat.no. 17, pl. 38

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 66 (illus.).

Peter Tomory and Robert Gaston, European Paintings before 1800 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1989, 20 (illus.). no. 33

Ellis Kirkham Waterhouse, Gainsborough, London, 1958, 76. no. 409

Editor Unknown (Editor), 1967 Acquisitions, Sydney, 1967. no. 47

Editor Unknown (Editor), Connoisseur, London, Oct 1966, (illus.). Newhouse advertisment

Editor Unknown (Editor), The thirty-third volume of the Walpole Society 1948-1950, Oxford, 1953, 63.