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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF LORD MOWBRAY AND STOURTON

George Romney
PORTRAIT OF MARY CHRISTINA CONQUEST, LADY ARUNDELL OF WARDOUR (C.1743-1813), IN CORONATION ROBES
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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF LORD MOWBRAY AND STOURTON

George Romney
PORTRAIT OF MARY CHRISTINA CONQUEST, LADY ARUNDELL OF WARDOUR (C.1743-1813), IN CORONATION ROBES
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George Romney
DALTON 1734 - 1802 KENDAL
PORTRAIT OF MARY CHRISTINA CONQUEST, LADY ARUNDELL OF WARDOUR (C.1743-1813), IN CORONATION ROBES
inscribed on the verso: Mary Christina, wife of Henry. / 8th Lord Arundell of Wardour. / Died 1813 / By G. Romney F.S.A.
oil on canvas
249 by 134.5 cm.; 98 by 53 in.
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Provenance

Commissioned by Henry Arundell, 8th Baron Arundell of Wardour (1740-1808), as a pair to his portrait, to hang at Irnham Hall, Lincolnshire;
Thence by descent to Henry Benedict Arundell, 11th Baron Arundell of Wardour (1804-1862) who married Theresa Stourton (1812-1878), by whom bequeathed to her nephew Alfred Joseph Stourton, Lord Mowbray, Segrave and Stourton (1829-1893), Allerton Park, Yorkshire;
Thence by descent to the present owner.

Exhibited

On loan to York City Art Gallery, circa 1978.

Literature

J. P. Neale, Views of the Seats of Noblemen and Gentlemen in England, Scotland and Wales, under '"Irnham Hall", London 1819, vol. II;
H. Ward and W. Roberts, Romney: Essay and Catalogue Raisonné,  London and New York 1904, vol. II, p. 5;
A. Ribeiro, 'Eighteenth-century Jewellery in England', Connoisseur, October 1978, p. 76, reproduced fig. 1;
To be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of George Romney's paintings by Alex Kidson.

Catalogue Note

The sitter was born in 1743 and was the daughter of Benedict Conquest of Irnham Hall, and his wife Mary Ursula Markham. She married Henry Arundell, 8th Baron Arundell of Wardour (1740-1808) on 31st May 1763.

We are grateful to Alex Kidson for his assistance in the cataloguing of this lot.

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