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 Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Chamberlain Square, Birmingham West Midlands B3 3DH 0121 348 8000 www.birminghammuseums.org.uk

Entry details

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