John Constable

Portrait of Elizabeth, Lady Croft



John Constable - Portrait of Elizabeth, Lady Croft



John Constable
Portrait of Elizabeth, Lady Croft
76.9 x 63.5 cm
Oil on canvas
Sale Christie's, London, 9 December 2016


Provenance

Commissioned by the sitter's sister, Magdalena, Countess of Dysart, by 1821, and bequeathed in 1832 to her brother,
Henry Greswold Lewis, Malvern Hall, Warwickshire, and by inheritance to,
John Francis Greswolde Lewis, and bequeathed in 1892 to,
Captain Thomas Suckling, and by descent to his widow,
Mrs. Florence Horatio Nelson Suckling, and by inheritance through the Wickstead family to,
Captain Hugh Gurney, Shakenhurst, Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire
sale Sotheby's, London, 10 December 1925, nr. 125 (11 gns. to Pawsey)
anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 7 April 1954, nr. 93 (95 gns. to Leger)
anonymous sale (The Property of a Lady), Christie's, London, 10 April 1992, nr. 25. (£20,000)
anonymous sale (The Property of a Gentleman), Sotheby's, London, 22 November 2007, nr. 62, when acquired by the present owner
sale Christie's, London, 9 December 2016, nr. 168

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