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(Possibly) John Rising (1753-1817); his studio sale (†), Christie's, London, 2 May 1818, lot 100, as 'a charming copy from the admired original picture by Sir Joshua... ' (56 gns.).
Private collection, England.
with Anthony Mould, London.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 25 November 1998, lot 90, as 'Joshua Reynolds'.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 25 May 1999, lot 91, as 'Joshua Reynolds'.
M. Postle, Sir Joshua Reynolds: The Subject Pictures, Cambridge University Press, 1995, p. 200-6.
D. Mannings, Sir Joshua Reynolds: A complete catalogue of his paintings, New Haven and London, 2000, I, p. 572, no. 2175; II, p. 617, fig. 1709, as 'An accomplished replica of the prime version [Earl of Upper Ossory]... Although the handling in the present work is very reminiscent of Reynolds, a comparison with the prime original suggests that it is a Studio version'.