The Hon. Mary Cathcart, The Hon. Mrs Thomas Graham (1757-1792)

after Thomas Gainsborough RA (Sudbury 1727 - London 1788)
National Trust Inventory Number 642001

Category Paintings
Date circa 1780
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 900 x 700 mm
Place of origin
Collection Hill Top, Cumbria (Accredited Museum)
On show at Hawkshead, Cumbria, North West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, The Hon. Mary Cathcart, The Hon. Mrs Thomas Graham (1757-1792), after Thomas Gainsborough RA (Sudbury 1727 - London 1788). A half-length portrait of a young woman wearing a pink satin gown with feather head gear; background of dark sky. The full-length original, of which this is a reduced version copy was exhibited at RA in 1777 and is now in the National Gallery of Scotland and there is also another half-length of the same sitter, with a different arrangemnt of hands, in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, possibly painted earler in about 1775.

Provenance

Bequeathed to the National Trust by Beatrix Potter, Mrs William Heelis in 1944

Makers and roles

after Thomas Gainsborough RA (Sudbury 1727 - London 1788), artist
British (English) School, artist

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