Half-length portrait of Lettice Mary Banks (1716 - 1757), the aunt of Sir Joseph Banks, the botanist.

When Hoare arrived in Bath in 1738, there was little competition but great demand for portraits which continued after Gainsborough's arrival in 1759.

Provenance

Trim Bridge Galleries, Bath in 1984/5; Mrs Christine Gordon; Trim Bridge Galleries, 2002.


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