John Hoppner R.A. (London 1758-1810) Portrait of Lady Boothby, three-quarter-length, in a grey dress and with a plume in her hair, standing in a landscape

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Lot 26TP
John Hoppner R.A.
(London 1758-1810)
Portrait of Lady Boothby, three-quarter-length, in a grey dress and with a plume in her hair, standing in a landscape

£ 8,000 - 12,000
US$ 11,000 - 16,000
John Hoppner R.A. (London 1758-1810)
Portrait of Lady Boothby, three-quarter-length, in a grey dress and with a plume in her hair, standing in a landscape
oil on canvas
127.1 x 101.6cm (50 1/16 x 40in).

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    By descent from the sitter to her daughter Lady Elizabeth Levinge who married Sir Richard Levinge, 6th Bt. (1765-1848), and by descent to
    Sir Richard Levinge, 10th Bt., Bunny Park, Nottinghamshire
    His sale, Bradwell's, 22-5 February 1910, lot 901 where purchased by,
    With Agnews, London
    J.N. Willys, Toledo, Ohio, 1920
    The New York Medical College, New York
    Sale, William Doyle, New York, 24 January 1996, lot 81
    Sale, Christie's, New York, 10 October 2001, lot 95, where purchased by the present owner

    Literature
    W. Roberts, The Masterpieces of Hoppner, New York, 1912, p. 29, ill.
    W. McKay and W. Roberts, Supplement and Index to John Hoppner, R.A., London, 1914, p. 41
    M. W. Brockwell, A Catalogue of the Paintings in the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Charles P. Taft, New York, 1920, pp. 133-40
    R. K. Keyer, The Taft Museum: Its History and Collections, 1955, I, p. 190
    J.H. Wilson, The Life and Work of John Hoppner (1758-1810), unpublished PhD dissertation, New York University, 1992, p. 180

    Engraved
    Norman Hirst, mezzotint, 1911

    The present work is a version of the portrait in the collection of the Taft Museum, Cincinnati, USA. There is a personal connection between artist and sitter as she was godmother to one of Hoppner's sons.
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John Hoppner R.A. (London 1758-1810) Portrait of Lady Boothby, three-quarter-length, in a grey dress and with a plume in her hair, standing in a landscape
John Hoppner R.A. (London 1758-1810) Portrait of Lady Boothby, three-quarter-length, in a grey dress and with a plume in her hair, standing in a landscape
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