- Listed: January 1, 1970 12:00 am
- Title: Portrait of Mrs. Thomas Bradshaw, née Elizabeth Wilson, half-length
- Artist: Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.A.
- Origins: Plympton
- Format (cm): 76.2 x 63.5 cm.
- Format (in): 30 x 25 in.
- Last Sale price: 50 000,00
- Last Sale date:
Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.A. (Plympton, Devon 1723-1792 London) Portrait of Mrs. Thomas Bradshaw, née Elizabeth Wilson, half-length oil on canvas 30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.5 cm.)
T.B. Bradshaw, Lifton Park, Devon; Christie’s, London, 18 July 1930, lot 81 (756 gns. to Wells). with Agnew’s, London [stockbook no. 12393], from whom acquired by the following on 4 July 1947. with Newhouse Galleries, New York [stockbook no. 16618].
ESTATE OF BETTY BARTON EVANS
A. Graves and W.V. Cronin, A History of the Works of Sir Joshua Reyolds , London, 1899, I, no. 112. E.K. Waterhouse, Reynolds , London, 1941, no. 45. D. Mannings, Sir Joshua Reynolds: A Complete Catalogue of his Paintings , New Haven and London, 2000, I, p. 104, no. 241, II, p. 246, fig. 413.
London, J. Leger & Son, 13 Old Bond Street, English Painters: Hogarth to Turner , 1943, no. 5.
For the present portrait, Mrs. Bradshaw (d. 1802) sat for Reynolds on at least six occasions in 1759 (D. Mannings, loc. cit. ).