Thomas Gainsborough

The Earl of Darnley



Thomas Gainsborough - The Earl of Darnley

Literature

John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 498


Provenance

Painted for the sitter, John, 4th Earl of Darnley (1767-1831), Cobham Hall, Kent
by descent to Ivo, 8th Earl of Darnley (1859-1927)
sold to P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London, by 1909
purchased 1910 by M. Knoedler & Co., London
sold 21 March 1910 to Peter A.B. Widener, Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
inheritance from Estate of Peter A.B. Widener by gift through power of appointment of Joseph E. Widener, Elkins Park
gift 1942 to NGA

External links

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Accession number 1942.9.22

Other works by Thomas Gainsborough


Thomas Gainsborough Mrs. Ralph Izard
Mrs. Ralph Izard
1772

Thomas Gainsborough Portrait of a Young Woman, Called Miss Sparrow
Portrait of a Young Woman, Called Miss Sparrow

Thomas Gainsborough Wooded Upland Landscape
Wooded Upland Landscape

Thomas Gainsborough Portrait of a Lady in Blue
Portrait of a Lady in Blue

Thomas Gainsborough
The Earl of Darnley
1785
76 x 63.5 cm
Oil on canvas
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Widener Collection