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(Presumably) by inheritance from the sitter to the Hon. George Fortescue (1791-1877), of Bocconnoc, Cornwall, and Dropmore, Buckinghamshire.
with Agnews, London, 1919.
J.R. Saunders, Great Portland Street, London, 1919.
Purchased from the Trustees of 1st Earl of Inchcape, September 1938.
Anonymous sale; Robert McTear & Co. Ltd., Glasgow, 19/20 May 1964, lot 291.
The Rt. Hon. Lord Craigmyle, Fairnilee.
W. McKay, W. Roberts, John Hoppner, R.A., London, 1909, p. 107.
London, Royal Academy, 1803, no. 76.
London, South Kensington, 1868, no. 60 (lent by Hon. G.M. Fortescue).