Thomas Gainsborough, R.A. (Sudbury, Suffolk 1727-1788 London)
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Thomas Gainsborough, R.A. (Sudbury, Suffolk 1727-1788 London)

Portrait of Lady Anne Furye, née Greenly (b. 1738), half-length, in a white satin sack-back dress with blue echelles, wearing a blue ribbon and lace choker, with crystal earrings and pompom flowers in her hair

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Thomas Gainsborough, R.A. (Sudbury, Suffolk 1727-1788 London)
Portrait of Lady Anne Furye, née Greenly (b. 1738), half-length, in a white satin sack-back dress with blue echelles, wearing a blue ribbon and lace choker, with crystal earrings and pompom flowers in her hair
oil on canvas
30 x 25 in. (76.3 x 63.5 cm.)
Provenance
By descent from the sitter to
J.O.H. Greenly, Titely Court, Herefordshire; Christie's, London, 6 November 1959, lot 75 (to the following)
with Newhouse Galleries, Inc., New York, by 1948, when purchased by
Mr. and Mrs. Kay Kimbell, Fort Worth, by 1960, until 1965., when bequeathed to
The Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas; Sotheby's, New York, 17 June 1976, lot 147.
Property of a Main Line Philadelphia Estate; Sotheby's, New York, 11 October 1990, lot 169A (to the following)
with Rafael Valls Ltd., London, from whom purchased by the late Mrs. Barbara Overland.
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Lot Essay

This portrait will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the artist's paintings being prepared by Dr. Hugh Belsey, to whom we are grateful for his assistance in the cataloguing of the picture. Dr. Belsey dates the present lot to circa 1762.

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