Half-length portrait of Mrs Robert Sandilands, nee Isabella Byres, wearing black and white, she turns towards an invisible speaker.
Mrs Robert Sandilands by Pompeo Batoni, 1781
© English Heritage Photo Library
- Oil on canvas
- 69 x 57 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £5,000 ( Total: £25,000)
- Acquired in:
Signed: Pompeo de Batoni, PINX. ROM. 1781.
James Byres of Tonley (brother of sitter); recorded in the dining room of his house in Rome, May 1790; at Tonley House, Aberdeenshire in the 19th century, & until 1911; sale, private collection, Christie's, 1977; Legatt, Sotheby's 1986.
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