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Probably commissioned by the Equitable Life Assurance Society.
THE PROPERTY OF THE EQUITABLE LIFE ASSURANCE SOCIETY (LOT 159)
Lord Ronald Sutherland Gower, Sir Thomas Lawrence, London, 1900,
Sir Walter Armstrong, Lawrence, 1913, p.153.
Kenneth Garlick, Sir Thomas Lawrence, London, 1954, pp.145-6.
Kenneth Garlick, Sir Thomas Lawrence: A complete catalogue of the oil paintings, Oxford, 1989, no.578.
London, Royal Academy, 1818, no.230.