Half-length portrait of Lettice Mary Banks (1716 - 1757), the aunt of Sir Joseph Banks, the botanist.
Portrait of Lettice Mary Banks by William Hoare, late 1740s
© The Holburne Museum
- Oil on canvas
- 57.5 x 43.8 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £1,100 ( Total: £4,400)
- Acquired in:
- Trim Bridge Galleries
When Hoare arrived in Bath in 1738, there was little competition but great demand for portraits which continued after Gainsborough's arrival in 1759.
Trim Bridge Galleries, Bath in 1984/5; Mrs Christine Gordon; Trim Bridge Galleries, 2002.