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    Sale 7744

    Old Masters & 19th Century Art Day Sale

    8 July 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 126

    Daniel Gardner, A.R.A. (Kendal 1750-1805 London)

    Group portrait of Emma, Countess of Tankerville (1752-1836), and her daughters Caroline (1772-1818) and Anna (1774-1836), small full length-length, in a wooded landscape

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    Daniel Gardner, A.R.A. (Kendal 1750-1805 London)
    Group portrait of Emma, Countess of Tankerville (1752-1836), and her daughters Caroline (1772-1818) and Anna (1774-1836), small full length-length, in a wooded landscape
    pencil, pastel and bodycolour on paper, oval
    27¼ x 20 1/8 in. (69.2 x 51.1 cm.)
    in a carved and guilded frame


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    Emma, daughter of Sir James Colebrooke (1722-1761), married Charles Bennet, 4th Earl of Tankerville (1743-1822) on 7 October 1771. They lived at Chillingham Castle in Northumberland, which remained in the family until 1981. The present drawing shows the Countess of Tankerville with her two eldest daughters Caroline and Anna. Caroline married John Wrottesley (1771-1841), 1st Baron Wrottesly and lived, until her death, in Wrottesley Hall, Staffordshire. Anna married the Reverend William Beresford, son of William Beresford, 1st Baron Decies.

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