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By ALBERT TEN EYCK; FELD, STUART P. GARDNER

ISBN-10: 0300195613

ISBN-13: 9780300195613

This is often the 1st specified catalogue that has been released of the Museums American work. end result of the dimension of the gathering, purely oil work via artists born through 1875—about part the collection—are integrated. runs 3 volumes the current quantity comprises the paintings of painters born via 1815.

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Although the picture is inscribed "B. West I 778, Retouched I 8o6," the evidence cited here indicates that the picture was largely painted about r784-I785. The inscription appears to have been added at one time, that is in I 8o6, when West did an undetermined amount of work on the picture. According to Joseph Farington's diary, in that year West had Lord Grosvenor's La Hogue in his studio for cleaning, and it was probably the presence of that picture that prompted him to make a few alterations in our version.

Von Erffa, letter in Museum Archives (Aug. I8, I964). ExHIBITED: West's Gallery, London, I794r829; British Institution, London, I833, no. 4I (lent by Joseph Neeld). : the artist (until I 820); Raphael West and Benjamin West, Jr. (r82o; sale, George Robins, London, May 23, I 829, no. 68); Joseph Neeld (I833); L. W. Neeld (sale, Christie's, London, July I3, I945• no. I64); Corbould; [John Mitchell, London, and Charles Childs, Boston]; [Mirell Galleries, Miami, Florida]; [New York art market]. GIFT OF MR.

The portrait descended in the family of the sitter until it was acquired by the Museum. tavus Hesselius I I T. Bolton and G. , Art Quarterly, II (I939), pp. 77-9I, do not include it in a checklist of portraits by John Hesselius I I L. Burroughs, Art Quarterly, IV (1941), pp. IIO-II4, corrects the attribution. ExHIBITED: American-Scandinavian Foundation, Stockholm, 1930, Exhibition of American Art, no. 48 (as portrait of Mistress Anne Galloway by Gustavus Hesselius); Ny Carlsberg Glyptothek, Copenhagen, 1930 (as by Gustavus Hesselius); Philadelphia Museum of Art, I938, Gustavus Hesse/ius, no.

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