A portrait of Lambe Barry (1704-1768), High Sheriff of Suffolk in 1748 and listed as a Free-burgess of Ipswich in 1755.

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.

Gainsborough's House

46 Gainsborough Street, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 2EU
01787 372 958

Opening times

Mon – Sat, 10am – 5pm, Sun from 11am Closed Good Friday, 24 Dec – 1 Jan

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