circa 1770-circa 1774
oil on canvas
76.2 x 63.5 cm stretcher; 94.5 x 82.5 x 9.5 cm frame
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Shown in 3 exhibitions
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
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.