The Card Players: 'Pam, Flush and Loo'
after John Opie, RA (St Agnes 1761 – London 1807)
Oil painting on canvas, The Card Players: 'Pam, Flush and Loo', after John Opie RA (St Agnes 1761 – London 1807) The sitters are Opie's first wife, Mary Bunn, to whom his marriage was dissolved by 1796, and her brother and sister. The original painting, exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1785, is at Petworth, NT 486158.
Miss Cordelia Reid; Henry Hirsch, Christie's 12th June 1931, lot 12 (illus.); bought Gooden & Fox for £252; bought by National Trust at Sotheby's, 12th March 1980, lot 142
Makers and roles
after John Opie, RA (St Agnes 1761 – London 1807), artist