Joshua Reynolds

George Capel, Viscount Malden, and Lady Elizabeth Capel



Joshua Reynolds - George Capel, Viscount Malden, and Lady Elizabeth Capel



Joshua Reynolds
George Capel, Viscount Malden, and Lady Elizabeth Capel
1768
181.6 x 145.4 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed, dated, and inscribed (lower right): George Visct. Malden & Lady Eliz. Capel only / Son and Daur. of the Earl of Essex by his first / wife Frances Daur. of Sr. Ch. Hanbury / Williams & Lady Frances Coningesby / Ld. Malden Ætat 10 / Ly. Eli[z.] Capel Ætat 13 / J. Reynolds Pinxt. / 1768.
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Gift of Henry S. Morgan, 1948


Literature

Collection catalogues
Katharine Baetjer, British paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1575-1875, New York; New Haven and London, 2009, nr. 30


Provenance

the sitters' grandmother, Lady Frances Hanbury-Williams, née Coningsby, 1767/68–died 1781
the sitter, George Capel-Coningsby, Viscount Malden, later 5th Earl of Essex, Cassiobury Park, Watford, Hertfordshire 1781–died 1839
his nephew, Arthur Algernon Capell, 6th Earl of Essex, Cassiobury Park, 1839–died 1892
George Devereux de Vere Capell, 7th Earl of Essex, Cassiobury Park, 1892–95, sold through Christie's to Agnew
with Agnew, London, 1895–96, sold to Morgan
J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York, 1896–died 1913
J.P. Morgan, New York, 1913–died 1943
Henry S. Morgan, New York, 1943–48

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 48.181

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