George Romney

Sir William Hamilton



George Romney - Sir William Hamilton

Literature

John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 510


Provenance

Noted as given by the sitter in 1789 to his nephew, the Hon. Charles Francis Greville (1749-1809)
sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 31 March 1810, nr. 41
probably bought on behalf of the Hon. Robert Fulke Greville (1751-1824), brother of Charles Francis Greville
bequest to his wife, Louisa, Countess of Mansfield (died 1843)
by inheritance to their daughter, Lady Louisa Greville (died 1883), wife of the Reverend the Hon. Daniel Hatton (1795-1866), rector of Great Weldon and chaplain to the queen
by descent to Nigel Hatton (1859-1937)
with Asher Wertheimer, London, by 1917
sold 1917 to M. Knoedler & Co., London and New York
purchased 1918 by Andrew W. Mellon, Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C.
gift by 1937 to his daughter, Ailsa Mellon Bruce (1901-1969), New York
bequest 1970 to NGA

External links

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Accession number 1970.17.133

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George Romney
Sir William Hamilton
1783
76.8 x 65.1 cm
Oil on canvas
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Collection