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Title:

Philip Dupont

Maker:

Gainsborough, Thomas; painter; British artist, 1727-1788

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

circa 1770

School/Style:

British

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
canvas; support

Technique
Description:

oil on canvas

Dimension(s):

height, 76.2, cm
width, 62.5, cm

Acquisition:

given; 1918; Fairfax Murray, Charles

Provenance:

Richard Gainsborough Dupont (1789-1874) of Sudbury, Suffolk, grandson of Philip Dupont, by 1856; his posthumous sale, Sudbury, Wheeler & Westoby, 29 May 1874 (126), bt. Page or Chance; presumably the picture exh. Ipswich Fine Art Club, 1887, lent J.H. Chance; Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum, 1910, lent Charles Fairfax Murray

Exhibition(s):

Works by Suffolk artists. 1887
Venue: Ipswich, Fine Art Club
Catalogue number: 140

Gainsborough's Family. 1988-06 - 1988-09
Venue: Sudbury, Gainsborough House
Catalogue number: 7

Documentation:

Goodison, J.W.. 1977. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. III, British School.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 82
pl. 19

Waterhouse, Ellis. 1958. Gainsborough.p. 65
no. 223

Belsey, Hugh. 1988. Gainsborough's Family. Gainsborough's House Societyp. 62-63
reproduced, exhibition catalogue

1997. Sotheby's Sale Catalogue, 12th November 1997.London?: p. 76
see under cat. no. 71

Fulcher, G.W.. 1856. Life of Thomas Gainsborough, R.A..p. 120

Accession:

Object Number: 915
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 3247; input: 2000-03-24; modified: 2011-08-02)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/3247





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