Stephen Croft (1744-1813)
Sir Joshua Reynolds
16 Jul 1723 - 23 Feb 1792
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Lieutenant Stephen Croft
oil on canvas
76.2 x 63.6 cm stretcher; 95.5 x 82.0 x 7 cm frame
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Not on display
Shown in 2 exhibitions
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
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.