A portrait of Lambe Barry (1704-1768), High Sheriff of Suffolk in 1748 and listed as a Free-burgess of Ipswich in 1755.
Portrait of Lambe Barry by Thomas Gainsborough, 1758
© Gainsborough's House
- Oil on canvas Dimensions: 76 x 64 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £40,000 ( Total: £80,000)
- Acquired in:
- Trustees of the 6th Sixth Baron de Saumarez's Will Trust
The sitter is depicted in a wig against a dark leafy background. Now thought to have been painted during the sitter's visit to Bath.
By descent to Jane Broke who married 5th Baron de Saumarez; thence by descent; on loan to Gainsborough's House since 1961.