Mr and Mrs Andrews by Thomas Gainsborough

Double portrait of Robert Andrews (1726-1806) and his wife Frances Mary (circa 1732-1780) who married in 1748 and this may have been a marriage picture.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
70 x 120 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,500 ( Total: £143,000)
Acquired in:
1960
Vendor:
Agnew's

The church tower seen in the background to the left has been identified as St. Peter's, Sudbury although the couple married at All Saints Church, Sudbury. The area of Mrs Andrews lap was never completed by Gainsborough and it is unclear what she is holding.

Provenance

Andrews family collection.

Venue details

National Gallery Trafalgar Square, LONDON London WC2N 5DN 020 7747 2885 www.nationalgallery.org.uk

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