Welcome, visitor! [ Register | LoginRSS Feed



Portrait of Miss Christina Thomson, o’Camphill, later Mrs. White, half-length

  • Listed: January 1, 1970 12:00 am
  • Title: Portrait of Miss Christina Thomson, o'Camphill, later Mrs. White, half-length
  • Artist: Sir Henry Raeburn, R.A.
  • Origins:
  • Format (cm): 76.2 x 63.5 cm.
  • Format (in): 30 x 25 in.
  • Material:
  • Last Sale price: 21¬†250,00
  • Last Sale date:
Portrait of Miss Christina Thomson, o’Camphill, later Mrs. White, half-length


Sir Henry Raeburn, R.A. (Stockbridge 1756-1823 Edinburgh) Portrait of Miss Christina Thomson, o’Camphill, later Mrs. White, half-length oil on canvas 30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.5 cm.)
Robert Thomson (sitter’s father), Camphill, Renfrewshire, Scotland. Sir Robert White-Thomson, K.C.B., Broomford Manor, Devon, by 1901. Ven. Leonard Jauncey White-Thomson, Archdeacon of Canterbury, until 1921; his sale, Sotheby’s, London, 27 June 1921, lot 64, where acquired by the following. with Sulley & Co., London. with Howard Young, New York. Arthur J. Secor, by whom gifted in 1933 to the Toledo Museum of Art.
W. Armstrong, Sir Henry Raeburn, R.A. , London, 1901, p. 133. E. Pinninton, Sir Herny Raeburn, R.A. , London, 1904, p. 253 (as Mrs. Christine White). J. Grieg, Sir Henry Raeburn, R.A. , London, 1911, pp. 61-62. W. Roberts, Miss Christina Thomson (Mrs. White) by Sir Henry Raeburn , London, 1921. B.M. Godwin, Catalogue of European Paintings , Toledo, 1939, pp. 298-299. ‘Raeburn Portraits in the Museum,’ Toledo Museum of Art Museum News , nos. 105-106, March-June 1944, repr. The Toledo Museum of Art, European Paintings , Toledo, 1976, pp. 133-134, pl. 325. J.D. Morse, Old Master Paintings in North America , New York, 1979, p. 222. D. Mackie,
(Probably) London, Forbes & Patterson’s Gallery, 1902.
We are grateful to David Mackie, St. Catharine’s College, University of Cambridge, for confirming the attribution. He notes that this portrait as well as a portrait of the sitter’s sister, Mrs. James Menteith (Mackie no. 531); Christie’s, New York, 10 October 1991, lot 164), was made by the artist for the sitters’ father, Robert Thomson o-Camphill, and was paid for by 20 October 1821. It is to be included in his forthcoming publication Complete Catalogue of Raeburn .

Leave a Reply

To inquire about this ad listing, complete the form below to send a message to the ad poster.

Sell or Appraisal your artworks through our Marketplace.

Browse the artworks (contact the sellers).

Find Appraisal Services and Art Dealers.