1755 - 1828
PORTRAIT OF OZIAS HUMPHREY, R.A.
oil on canvas
30 by 25 in.; (76.2 by 63.5 cm)
painted in 1787
Dr. Crompton, Cranleigh, England;
Stephen Rowland, London, 1891 (by descent);
Charles Henry Hart, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1914 (acquired from the above);
Mrs. Charles Henry Hart, New York (his wife, by descent);
Mr. and Mrs. Charles S. Payson, New York (sold: Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, Fifty Paintings Sculptures and Drawings: Donated for the Benefit of the Building and Endowment Fund of the Whitney Museum of American Art, May 11, 1966, sale 2438, lot 33);
Dr. John J. McDonough, Youngstown, Ohio, by 1975 (acquired at the above sale; sold: Sotheby Parke-Bernet, Fine American Paintings: The Property of Dr. John J. McDonough, Youngstown, Ohio, New York, March 22, 1978, sale 4098, lot 9).
Traveling Exhibition. A Panorama of American Painting: The John J. McDonough Collection, New Orleans, Louisiana, New Orleans Museum of Art; San Diego, California, Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego; San Antonio, Texas, Marion Koogler McNay Art Institute; Little Rock, Arkansas, Arkansas Arts Center; Greensburg, Pennsylvania, Westmoreland Museum of Art; Raleigh, North Carolina, The North Carolina Museum of Art; Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Art Center; Youngstown, Ohio, Butler Art Institute, April 1975-October 1976, p. 61, no. 54, illus pl. 3.
Connoisseur, June 1914, p. 85 (as Unidentified Portrait);
George C. Williamson, Life and Works of Ozias Humphrey, R.A., (London: Bodley Head, 1918), opp. p. 218;
Arts and Decoration, November 1922, p. 35;
Lawrence Park, Gilbert Stuart: An Illustrated Descriptive List of His Works, vol. I, (New York: William Edwin Rudge, 1926), p. 423, no. 423; vol. III, p. 255.