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Artist Gainsborough, Thomas, 1727-1788.
Title Mrs. Richard Brinsley Sheridan (Elizabeth Ann Linley).
Date 1785-1787.
Description Graphic reproduction(s) with documentation of a painting.
Dimensions/Medium 86 1/2 x 65 1/2 in.
220 x 154 cm.
oil on canvas.

Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Frick Photoarchive Items  Gainsborough, Thomas 222-2c    NON-REQUESTABLE
Provenance Mrs. Edward Bouverie, a friend of the sitter, Delapré Abbey, Northampton;
by descent to Gen. Everard Bouverie;
Sale, Christie, Manson and Woods, London, Gen. Everard Bouverie Collection, March 2, 1872, lot 110 (to Alfred de Rothschild for his father, Baron Lionel de Rothschild);
(m) Baron Lionnel de Rothschild, Gunnersby, Middlesex;
(m) inherited by his son, Nathaniel, 1st Lord de Rothschild;
(m) his widow, Emma, Lady Rothschild;
(m) her nephew, Nathaniel Mayer Victor, called Victor, 3rd Baron and later 3rd Lord de Rothschild;
(m) sold c.1936 to Duveen Brothers, Inc., London;
(m) purchased from Duveen Brothers, New York in 1937 by the A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust, Pittsburgh;
(m) given in 1937 to the National Gallery of Art, Washington (1937.1.92).
Current repository National Gallery of Art, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, public.
Images Photograph, A.C. Cooper, London C576 Frick Art Reference Library, New York (FARL) negative
Photograph, Murray K. Keyes Gift A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust (through Duveen Brothers, Inc.)
Photograph, Purchase U.S. National Gallery of Art, Washington (color)
Publication, Armstrong, Gainsborough, 1898, pl.31
Publication, Studies of Figures Selected from the Sketch Books of the Late Thomas Gainsborough, Royal Academy, Executed in Lithography by Richard Lane, 1825, v.2 (lithograph) (in reverse)
Postcard, U.S. National Gallery of Art, Washington, received January 13, 1975 (color)
Digital image, C576_POST.tif negative 4/14/2005
Sources (m) Information from Frick Art Reference Library Photoarchive.
(n) National Gallery of Art, Washington, Website, October 2006.
LC subject Gainsborough, Thomas, 1727-1788.
Sheridan, Elizabeth Ann, 1754-1792.
Art, British.
Other subject Portraits: Women: Full length seated.
Form British School.
Paintings (visual works)
Related corporate bodies National Gallery of Art (U.S.)
Frick Art Reference Library.
Frick artist name form Gainsborough, Thomas, 1727-1788.
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