Portrait of Louisa, Lady Clarges by Thomas Gainsborough

Portrait of Louisa, Lady Clarges playing the harp.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
126 x 100 cm
Art Fund grant:
£25,000 ( Total: £215,000; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
1989
Vendor:
Christie's

She was probably the natural daughter of the Earl of Sandwich and Jane Sumner and was adopted by Sir William Skrine when he married her mother.

Provenance

The Hasluck Trust.

Venue details

The Holburne Museum Great Pulteney Street, BATH Somerset BA2 4DB 01225 388588 www.holburne.org

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