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Thomas Gainsborough, R.A. (1727-1788)
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Thomas Gainsborough, R.A. (1727-1788)

Portrait of Elizabeth Blacker (1739-1822), bust-length, in a white dress and pearl necklace

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Thomas Gainsborough, R.A. (1727-1788)
Portrait of Elizabeth Blacker (1739-1822), bust-length, in a white dress and pearl necklace
oil on canvas, feigned oval
30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.5 cm.)
Provenance
By descent at Carrickblacker until the late 19th Century when it was transfered to Woodbrook, Co. Wexford, and by descent to
Richard Blacker; Hamilton Osborne King at Woodbrook, 4 October 1994, lot 276.
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Lot Essay

It is likely that the sitter is Elizabeth, daughter of William Blacker (1709-83) who married Letitia Cary in 1738. She married Sir William Dunkin, a Judge of the Supreme court in Bengal.
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