Catherine Harpur, Lady Gough (d.1740)
John Vanderbank the younger (London 1694 - London 1739)
Oil painting on canvas, Catherine Harpur, Lady Gough (d.1740) by John Vanderbank the younger (London 1694 - London 1739), circa 1739. Three-quarter length portrait, three-quarter view, wearing a white satin dress with full sleeves and skirt. She has pearl drop earrings and pearls in her hair. She touches a bouquet with a pink rose with her right hand. A blue drape is behind her and a landscape with a reddish sky (inventory card). Catherine (d.1740), daughter of Sir John Harpur, 4th Bt. and Catherine Crewe, married a Warwickshire landowner, Sir Henry Gough.
Acquired with Calke Abbey's contents, with - 1981) to the National Trust with the aid of a grant provided by the National Heritage Memorial Fund, thanks to a special allocation of money from the Government and transferred in lieu of tax on the estate of Charles Jenney Harpur-Crewe (1917 the house that was given by Henry Jenney Harpur-Crewe (1921- 1991), in 1984
Calke Abbey, The Harpur Crewe Collection (acquired by the National Trust with the help of the help of the National Heritage Memorial Fund in 1984)
Makers and roles
John Vanderbank the younger (London 1694 - London 1739), artist