George Romney

Mrs. Davenport



George Romney - Mrs. Davenport

Literature

John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 511


Provenance

Painted for the sitter's husband, Davies Davenport (1757-1837), Capesthorne, Macclesfield, Cheshire
by descent to Sir William Bromley-Davenport (1862-1949)
sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 28 July 1926, nr. 147
bought by Duveen Brothers, London and New York
purchased April 1928 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 1937.1.105

Other works by George Romney


George Romney Lady Romney
Lady Romney
mid- to late 1780s

George Romney Portrait of a Woman, Said to Be Emily Bertie Pott
Portrait of a Woman, Said to Be Emily Bertie Pott

George Romney Miss Willoughby
Miss Willoughby
1781-83

George Romney Lady Arabella Ward
Lady Arabella Ward
1783-88

George Romney
Mrs. Davenport
1782-84
76.5 x 64 cm
Oil on canvas
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Andrew W. Mellon Collection