oil on canvas
51.18 in. (130.00 cm.) (height) by 44.88 in. (114.00 cm.) (width)
London, Royal Academy,. Winter Exhibition , 1908, no. 152.
G. Waagen,. Galleries & Cabinets of Art in Great Britain , (supplement to 1854 edition), London 1857, p. 330;. A. Graves and W.V. Cronin,. A History of the Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.A ., London 1899, vol. I, p. 213;. Sir W. Armstrong,. Sir Joshua Reynolds , London 1900, p. 201;. E.K. Waterhouse,. Reynolds , London 1941, pp. 65 and 113;. M. Cormack, "The Ledgers of Sir Joshua Reynolds," in. Walpole Society , XLII, 1970, p. 148;. Sir R. Strong,. The British Portrait 1660-1960 , Woodbridge 1991, p. 216, reproduced plate 216;. D. Mannings,. Sir Joshua Reynolds. A Complete Catalogue of His Paintings , New Haven 2002, Text vol. p. 155, cat. no. 454. Plates vol., p. 450, reproduced fig. 1134.
Sir John Saunders Sebright, 7th Baronet (the sitter's son-in-law);. Thence by descent to Sir Hugo Giles Sebright, 14th Baronet;. Anonymous sale, London, Christie's, 25 March 1966, lot 59, for 1400 Guineas, to Leger;. The Duke of Hamilton and Brandon;. By whom sold London, Sotheby's, 6 July 1977, lot 159;. Anonymous sale, London, Christie's, 24 April 1987, lot 94;. Anonymous sale, London, Sotheby's, 16 November 1988, lot 69.