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Portrait of Lucy Long, Mrs George Hardinge (d. 1820), three-quarter-length, in a white dress with a sheer brown scarf, a ribbon and pearls in her hair, with a spaniel, in a landscape by JOSHUA REYNOLDS
Sir JOSHUA REYNOLDS

(BRITISH, 1723 - 1792)

Portrait of Lucy Long, Mrs George Hardinge (d. 1820), three-quarter-length, in a white dress with a sheer brown scarf, a ribbon and pearls in her hair, with a spaniel, in a landscape


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LOT #13

JUNE 30, 2016

Christie's, London

Defining British Art Evening Sale (Sale 13100)


Portrait of Lucy Long, Mrs George Hardinge (d. 1820), three-quarter-length, in a white dress with a sheer brown scarf, a ribbon and pearls in her hair, with a spaniel, in a landscape 18th century Regular price: $179.99 £ 3,778,500 GBP Premium5,026,606 USD (Sale ends )

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Materials:

oil on canvas

Measurements:

50.12 in. (127.30 cm.) (height) by 40.20 in. (102.10 cm.) (width)

Description:

18th century

Condition:

carved and gilded frame

Exhibited:

London, Royal Academy, Exhibition of the Works of the Old Masters , 1873, no. 112, p. 12, as ‘Mrs Stanley (Mrs. Hardinge)’ (lent by the Marquess of Clanricarde). London, Guildhall, Exhibition of a Selection of Works by French and English Painters of the Eighteenth Century , 22 April-26 July 1902, no. 87, p. 85 (lent by the Marquess of Clanricarde). London, Grafton Gallery, Exhibition of Old Masters , 4 October-28 November 1911, no. 83a, pp. 87-88. London, Royal Academy, Exhibition of British Art , 1934, no. 292, p. 123

Literature:

C.R. Leslie and T. Taylor, Life and Times of Sir Joshua Reynolds , London, 1865, I, p. 500. Sir W. Armstrong, Sir Joshua Reynolds , London, 1900, p. 210, illustrated opposite p. 96. A. Graves and W.V. Cronin, A History of the Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.A, London, 1899, II, pp. 433-4. T.A. Borenius, Catalogue of Pictures and Drawings at Harewood House, and elsewhere in the Collection of the Earl of Harewood , Oxford, 1936, p. 169, no. 414. E.K. Waterhouse, Reynolds , London, 1941, p. 69, pl. 210, dated 1778. D. Mannings, Sir Joshua Reynolds: A Complete Catalogue of his Paintings , New Haven and London, 2000, I, p. 242, no. 837; II, fig. 1268, dated, in the main, to 1778

Provenance:

Commissioned by the sitter’s husband, George Hardinge (1743-1816), and bequeathed by him to, Georgiana Caroline Scott, Lady Peachey, later Lady Selsey (1727-1809), and by descent to her granddaughter, Caroline Mary Peachey, Mrs Leveson-Vernon (d. 1871), as part of the estate of her brother, Henry John Peachey, 3rd Baron Selsey, and by inheritance to her cousin, Ulick John de Burgh, 1st Marquess of Clanricarde (1802-1874), and by descent to his son, Hubert George de Burgh-Canning, 2nd Marquess of Clanricarde (1832-1916), by whom bequeathed to his great-nephew, Henry George Charles Lascelles, 6th Earl of Harewood (1882-1947), and by descent at Harewood House to the present owner


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