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Title

James Maitland, 7th Earl of Lauderdale

1759-1760


Artist

Sir Joshua Reynolds

England

16 Jul 1723 - 23 Feb 1792


Details


Date

1759-1760


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

239 x 148.5 cm stretcher; 263.5 x 172.0 x 9.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l., black "... 1753 Sir Joshua Reynolds...".


Credit

Purchased with an anonymous gift fund for an 18th century portrait 1976


Location

Not on display


Accession number

8.1977


Artist information

Sir Joshua Reynolds

Works in the collection

2


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


James Maitland, 7th Earl of Lauderdale, 1761-26 Mar 1976, England, Painted for James Maitland, 7th Earl of Lauderdale (1718–89), Thirlestane Castle, Lauder, Berwickshire, Scotland, 1759–60 (delivered probably in 1761); by descent to Ian Colin Maitland, 15th Earl of Lauderdale (1891–1953); by inheritance to his widow Ethel Mary Maitland, Dowager Countess of Lauderdale (1891–1970); by descent to her grandson, the Hon Gerald Edward Ian Maitland-Carew (b 1941); sold by him Christie's London, 26 Mar 1976, no 101.

Christie's London, 26 Mar 1976, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Christie's London, 26 March 1976, no 101.


Referenced in 22 publications

Bibliography


Anon., Scotsman, no 33441, 'Treasures of Scotland – furnishings from famous houses – the Queen's find', 02 Aug 1950, p 4.

Sir Walter Armstrong, Sir Joshua Reynolds, first president of the Royal Academy, London, 1900, p 216.

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Exhibition of works by Sir Joshua Reynolds, PRA, 1723–1792, Birmingham, 1961, p 24, no 32.

Edmund Capon and Jan Meek (Editors), Portrait of a Gallery, Sydney, 1984, p 22.

Martin Davies, Burlington Magazine, vol 92, no 572, 'Pictures and furnishings from Scotland's famous houses', London, Nov 1950, pp 319–20: p 319, illus p 218, fig 20.

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, p 163, illus p 163.

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'European', Sydney, 1988, pp 36–56: p 38.

Kenneth Garlick, Guardian, no 35 655, 'Painter and scholar', London, 20 Feb 1961, p 7.

Robin Gibson, Burlington Magazine, vol 116, no 860, 'Reynolds by Ellis Waterhouse', London, Nov 1974, p 683.

Algernon Graves and William Vine Cronin, A history of the works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, PRA, 4 vols, London, 1899-1901, vol 2, 1899, p 566.

Manchester City Art Gallery, European old masters: art treasures centenary, 30th October to 31st December 1957: commemorating the famous exhibition, the Art treasures of the United Kingdom, held at Manchester in 1857, 1957, p 53, no 191.

David Mannings, Sir Joshua Reynolds: a complete catalogue of his paintings, 2 vols, New Haven, 2000, vol 1 [text], p 317, no 1173, illus vol 2 [plates], p 251, fig 431.

Peter Tomory and Robert Gaston, European Paintings before 1800 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1989, p 42, illus p 43, pl 111.

Ellis Kirkham Waterhouse, Reynolds, London, 1973, pp 19, 46, note 27, 188, illus pl 27.

Ellis Kirkham Waterhouse, Pelican History of Art: Painting in Britain 1530-1790, England, 1953, p 167, illus pl 130.

Art Gallery of New South Wales annual report 1976, Sydney, 1976, pp 5, 7.

Apollo, vol 103, no 170, London, Mar 1976, p 22 (Christie's advertisement).

Art Gallery of New South Wales trustees' minutes 1976, Sydney, 1976, p 8507 (27 Feb).

Important English pictures..., London, 26 Mar 1976, p 51, no 101, col illus p 50.

Pictures and furnishings from Scotland's famous houses, Edinburgh, 1950, p 25, no 56.

Art Gallery of New South Wales trustees' minutes 1977, Sydney, 1977, p 8710 (22 Apr).

Art Gallery of New South Wales annual report 1977, Sydney, 1977, pp 6, 17.