Portrait of Mrs Abraham Bracebridge and her daughter by George Romney

Mary Elizabeth Bracebridge (1757-1819), daughter of Sir Charles Holte of Aston Hall, Warwickshire and her daughter Mary Holte Bracebridge (b.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
160 x 123 cm
Art Fund grant:
£4,800 ( Total: £64,800)
Acquired in:
1986
Vendor:
Christie's

1776). The girl leans on her mother who is seated and holding a book.

Provenance

By descent in the Bracebridge family until 1920; by 1926 in an American private collection via Duveen brothers, remained in the USA until 1985.

Venue details

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery Chamberlain Square, BIRMINGHAM West Midlands B3 3DH 0121 303 1966 www.bmag.org.uk

Entry details

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