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George Romney
PORTRAIT OF MARGARET PORTEOUS (NÉE HODGSON), WIFE OF THE BISHOP OF LONDON
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George Romney
PORTRAIT OF MARGARET PORTEOUS (NÉE HODGSON), WIFE OF THE BISHOP OF LONDON
Estimación
15.00020.000
Lote. Vendido 32,500 GBP (Precio de adjudicación con prima del comprador)
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Recollections of Places Past, Property from the Estate of Sir John and Lady Smith

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George Romney
DALTON 1734 - 1802 KENDAL
PORTRAIT OF MARGARET PORTEOUS (NÉE HODGSON), WIFE OF THE BISHOP OF LONDON
half-length, in white, with a pink, fur-lined wrap

oil on canvas


77cm. by 63.9cm.; 30 1/4 in. by 25 1/8 in.
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Procedencia

Painted for the sitter's husband, Dr Beilby Porteous (1731-1808), Bishop of London, in 1781;
thence by descent in the family of the sitter, to Rev. Beilby Porteous Hodgson (1808-89), Hartburn, Northumberland;
thence by inheritance to his nephew, Oswald Augustus Smith (1826-1902);
thence by descent

Expuesto

London, Grafton Galleries, Romney, Autumn 1900, no. 73.

Documentación

G. Paston, George Romney, London 1903, p. 197;
T.H. Ward and W. Roberts, Romney. A biographical and critical essay with a catalogue raisonné of his works, London and New York 1904, vol. II, p. 125;
‘Shottesbrooke Park, Berks., The Seat of Mr Guy. O. Smith’, in Country Life, vol. XXXIII, no. 839, 1 February 1913, p. 167;
Inventory of the Property of Guy O. Smith at 19 Hill Street, 1927, 'The Dining Room / G. Romney / Portrait of Mrs Porteus [sic], wife of B. Porteus, Bishop of London, 1787, wearing a red cloak trimmed with fur over a white dress and white head dress 29½ in. x 24½in.';
R. Walker, Regency Portraits, London 1985, vol. I, p. 403;
A. Kidson, George Romney. A complete catalogue of his paintings, New Haven and London 2015, vol. II, p. 486, cat. no. 1042, reproduced in colour

Nota del catálogo

Margaret, née Hodgson, married Dr Beilby Porteous, Bishop of London, in 1765. Please see the note on the preceding lot for further information.

Recollections of Places Past, Property from the Estate of Sir John and Lady Smith

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