Thomas Gainsborough

Mrs. John Taylor



Thomas Gainsborough - Mrs. John Taylor

Literature

John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 506


Provenance

Painted for the sitter's husband, John Taylor (1738-1814), Bordesley Park and Moseley Hall, Birmingham
by descent to George W. Taylor, Pickenhall Hall, Swaffham, Norfolk, who sold it sometime after 1903
with Trotti et cie., Paris
with M. Knoedler & Co., New York
purchased September 1905(?) by 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 1937.1.100

Other works by Thomas Gainsborough


Thomas Gainsborough Mrs Mary Robinson
Mrs Mary Robinson

Thomas Gainsborough Portrait of a Lady, Possibly Miss Lloyd
Portrait of a Lady, Possibly Miss Lloyd
c. 1750

Thomas Gainsborough Master John Heathcote
Master John Heathcote
c. 1770/74

Thomas Gainsborough The Linley Sisters
The Linley Sisters
1772

Thomas Gainsborough
Mrs. John Taylor
c. 1778
76 x 64 cm
Oil on canvas
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Andrew W. Mellon Collection