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Title:

A lady

Maker:

Unknown; painter

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

circa 1745 circa 1750

School/Style:

British

Period:

mid-18th Century

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
canvas; support

Technique
Description:

oil on canvas

Dimension(s):

height, painted surface, 60.0, cm
width, painted surface, 49.9, cm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1912; Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Provenance:

Bt. by C.B. Marlay from P. & D. Colnaghi & Co. Ltd, London

Inscription(s):

label; verso, stretcher; printed label; 700
; verso, stretcher; ink; Painted by W. (?Hogarth)
label; verso, frame; MS red ink; 8
label; verso; printed exhibition label; R.A. Winter Exhibition, 1908 / Portrait of Polly Peachum / C.B. Marlay Esq. / St. Katherines lodge, / Regents Park
; verso; printed; 13 & 14 Pall Mall East London
label; verso; MS; Portrait of Lavinia / Fenton, Duchess of Bolton / Painted by (?Hogarth) / The property of C. Brinsley Marlay Esq. / St. Katherine's Lodge / Regents Park
label; verso; printed; 63
; verso, stretcher; ink; painted by W. Hogarth

Exhibition(s):

National Portraits. 1867
Venue: South Kensington Museum, London
Catalogue number: 240

Old Masters (1878). 1878
Venue: Royal Academy of Arts, London
Catalogue number: 265

Winter Exhibition (1908). 1908
Venue: Royal Academy of Arts, London
Catalogue number: 103

A century of British art from 1737 to 1837. 1887 - 1888
Venue: Grosvenor Galleries, London?
Catalogue number: 116

Documentation:

Constable, William George. 1927. Catalogue of Pictures in the Marlay Bequest, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Press
pl. XXX

Goodison, J.W.. 1977. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. III, British School.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 34

Accession:

Object Number: M.53
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 800; input: 1999-12-21; modified: 2011-03-03)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/800





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