John Hoppner, R.A.
LONDON 1758 - 1810
PORTRAIT OF SIR JOHN OSBORN, BT (1772–1848), OF CHICKSANDS PRIORY, BEDFORDSHIRE, HALF-LENGTH, WEARING A BLUE COAT WITH A RED LINED COLLAR AND WHITE NECK CLOTH
By descent in the family of the sitter;
H.L. Smyth Esq.;
With Howard Young Galleries, New York, by 1930;
Richard Beatty Mellon (1858–1933), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania;
Thence by family descent until given to The Westmoreland County Museum of Art, Greensburg, Pennsylvania, in 1966;
By whom sold, London, Sotheby's, 15 November 1989, lot 55.
San Francisco, The California Palace of the Legion of Honour, English painting of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, 6 June – 9 July 1933, no. 29;
Providence, Providence Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Old and new England, 19 January – 18 February 1945, no. 79;
Greensburg, The Westmoreland County Museum of Art, 1966–1989, inv. no. 66.164.
Apollo, March 1930, p. 218, reproduced;
'Fine English Art Exhibition opens in San Francisco', in American Art News, 27 May 1933, p. 3, reproduced;
P.A. Chew (ed.), The Permanent Collection. The Westmoreland County Museum of Art, Greensburg 1978, p. 164, cat. no. 298.