Thomas Gainsborough

Georgina, Duchess of Devonshire



Thomas Gainsborough - Georgina, Duchess of Devonshire



Thomas Gainsborough
Georgina, Duchess of Devonshire
1783
235.6 x 146.5 cm
Oil on canvas
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Andrew W. Mellon Collection


Literature

Collection catalogues
John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 494


Provenance

Painted for the sitter's mother, Georgiana, Countess Spencer (1737-1814), wife of John Spencer, 1st earl Spencer (1734-1783), Althorp, Northamptonshire
by descent to John, 7th earl Spencer (1892-1975), Althorp
purchased 1924 by Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York
sold 13 April 1925 to Andrew W. Mellon, Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C.
deeded December 1934 to The A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust, Pittsburgh
gift 1937 to NGA

External links

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Accession number 1937.1.93

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