Nicolas de Largilliere

Elizabeth Throckmorton, Canoness of the Order of the Dames Augustines Anlaises



Nicolas de Largilliere - Elizabeth Throckmorton, Canoness of the Order of the Dames Augustines Anlaises



Nicolas de Largilliere
Elizabeth Throckmorton, Canoness of the Order of the Dames Augustines Anlaises
1729
81.5 x 65.7 cm
Oil on canvas
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Fund


Literature

Collection catalogues
John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 429
Philip Conisbee, French paintings of the fifteenth through the eighteenth century, Washington; Princeton, N.J., 2009, nr. 68

Literature
Pierre Rosenberg, Only in America, Milano, 2006, pp. 124-125


Provenance

Commissioned by the brother of the sitter, Sir Robert Throckmorton, 4th Baronet (1702-1791), and placed in the parlor of Weston Underwood, Buckinghamshire (transferred to the Throckmorton manor house of Coughton Court in Warwickshire by 1855)
by inheritance in succession to Robert Throckmorton's three grandsons, Sir John Courtenay Throckmorton, 5th Baronet (1753-1819), Sir George Throckmorton, 6th Baronet (1754-1826), and Sir Charles Throckmorton, 7th Baronet (1757-1840), all of Coughton Court
by inheritance to their nephew, Sir Robert George Throckmorton, 8th Baronet (1800-1862), Coughton Court
by inheritance in succession to his sons, Sir Nicholas William George Throckmorton, 9th Baronet (1838-1919) and Sir Richard Charles Acton Throckmorton, 10th Baronet (1819-1927), both of Coughton Court
by inheritance to his grandson, Sir Robert George Maxwell Throckmorton, 11th Baronet (1908-1989), Coughton Court
sale by order of "The Trustees of the Will of the Late Sir Nicholas Throckmorton, Bart.," Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 26 June 1964, nr. 68
with Thos. Agnew and Sons, Ltd., London
sold 29 October 1964 to NGA

External links

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Accession number 1964.20.1

Other works by Nicolas de Largilliere


Nicolas de Largillière Portrait of Willem Hyacinth (1666-1743)
Portrait of Willem Hyacinth (1666-1743)

Nicolas de Largilliere Portrait of a Young Man and His Tutor
Portrait of a Young Man and His Tutor
1685

Nicolas de Largilliere Self Portrait
Self Portrait
1707

Nicolas de Largillierre André François Alloys de Theys d'Herculais
André François Alloys de Theys d'Herculais
1727

Nicolas de Largillière The Comtesse de Montsoreau and Her Sister as Diana and an Attendant
The Comtesse de Montsoreau and Her Sister as Diana and an Attendant
1714