Joshua Reynolds

Lady Betty Hamilton



Joshua Reynolds - Lady Betty Hamilton

Literature

John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 501


Provenance

Painted for the sitter's mother, Elizabeth, Duchess of Hamilton and Brandon (1734-1790)
by descent through her second husband, John, 5th Duke of Argyll (1723-1806), to George, 8th Duke of Argyll (1723-1806)
sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 17 March 1855, nr. 91
bought by the King for Welbore Ellis, 2nd Earl of Normanton (1778-1868), Somerley, Hampshire
by descent to Sidney, 4th Earl of Normanton (1865-1933)
sold 22 March 1909 to Thos. Agnew & Sons, London
sold the same day to Arthur J. Sulley & Co., London
purchased 1909 by 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
gift 1942 to NGA

External links

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Accession number 1942.9.75

Other works by Joshua Reynolds


Joshua Reynolds Girl with a bird
Girl with a bird

Joshua Reynolds Lady Sarah Bunbury Sacrificing to the Graces
Lady Sarah Bunbury Sacrificing to the Graces
1763-65

Joshua Reynolds A Young Black
A Young Black
c. 1770

Joshua Reynolds Lady Caroline Howard
Lady Caroline Howard
c. 1778

Joshua Reynolds
Lady Betty Hamilton
1758
117 x 84 cm
Oil on canvas
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Widener Collection