Mrs Knox, granddaughter of the sitter, from whom acquired by the following.
with Agnews, London.
Sir James Linton; Robinson and Fisher, London, 12 December 1907, lot 175 (2,900 gns. to the following).
with Colnaghi's, London.
Judge Elbert J. Gary; (†), American Art Association, New York, 28 April 1928, lot 28 ($15,000 to the following).
with Duveen, New York.
with Scott & Fowles, New York, 1931.
Mrs Thomas Chadburn, New York, 1961.
Anonymous sale; Christie’s, London, 11 July 1986, lot 81, where acquired by the present owner.
Please note that this picture was not exhibited in London at the Royal Academy in 1792, as stated in the printed catalogue.
PROPERTY FROM A FLORIDA ESTATE
R.S. Gower, Sir Thomas Lawrence, London, Paris and New York, 1900, p. 104.
'Mrs. Allnutt by Sir Thomas Lawrence', The Burlington Magazine, XII, October 1907-March 1908, p. 255, pl. II.
W. Armstrong, Lawrence, London, 1913, p. 108.
A. Graves, A Century of Loan Exhibitions: 1813-1912, London, 1913, I, p. 651.
K. Garlick, Sir Thomas Lawrence, London, 1954, p. 24.
K. Garlick, Sir Thomas Lawrence, Oxford, 1989, p. 135, no. 20.
London, British Institution, 1843, no. 180.