Portrait of Harriet, Viscountess Tracy by Thomas Gainsborough

Full length portrait of Harriet Bathurst (1722-1795).

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
124 x 100 cm
Art Fund grant:
£10,000 ( Total: £67,500)
Acquired in:
1992
Vendor:
Historical Portraits/ Philip Mould

Lady Tracy was the daughter of Peter Bathurst of Clarendon Park in Wiltshire. She married the Hon. Thomas Tracy in 1755, a year before he succeeded as 6th Viscount. On his succession he inherited Toddington Manor in Gloucestershire.

Provenance

Descent to Henry,8th Viscount Tracy; Henrietta Susanna; descent to Charles,4th Baron Sudeley; S.T.Gooden; E.N.Denny; Christie's 1906 ; Votkins; E.J.Wythes; Christie's 1949; K.Kimbell; bequeathed to Kimbell Art Foundation; Sotheby's 1991.

Venue details

Gainsborough's House 46 Gainsborough Street, SUDBURY Suffolk CO10 2EU 01787 372 958 www.gainsborough.org

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