JOHN VANDERBANK (LONDON 1694-1739)
JOHN VANDERBANK (LONDON 1694-1739)
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JOHN VANDERBANK (LONDON 1694-1739)

Portrait of Mary Bellings (1716-1769), wife of Henry, 7th Lord Arundell of Wardour, as a child, full-length, in a blue dress and red wrap holding some flowers

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JOHN VANDERBANK (LONDON 1694-1739)
Portrait of Mary Bellings (1716-1769), wife of Henry, 7th Lord Arundell of Wardour, as a child, full-length, in a blue dress and red wrap holding some flowers
oil on canvas
61 ¼ x 40 in. (155.6 x 104.6 cm.)
Provenance
By descent in the Arundell family at New Wardour Castle to the following,
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 8 June 1995, lot 72, as 'Enoch Seeman'.
Burrow Hall, Lancashire.
with Daniel Hunt Fine Art, London, April 2013, where acquired by the present owner.
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Mary was the second daughter, and eventual sole heir, of Richard Bellings of Lanherne, Cornwall and his wife Anne Gage, daughter of Joseph Gage, of Sherborne, Oxfordshire. She married Henry, 7th Lord Arundell, in 1738, and they had one child, Henry. A portrait of Mary as an adult, attributed to Enoch Seeman, is in the collection of Oxburgh Hall, Norfolk (National Trust inv. no. 1210369).

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