5 June 2007
George Morland (1763-1804)
Portrait of the artist's wife, half-length, seated, weeping in the costume she wore for The Fortune Teller, 1788
pen and black ink, and oil, varnished, oval
6 x 5 in. (15.3 x 12.7 cm.)
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Bristol, Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery, 1947, no. 92.
Bath, 'Festival of Arts', 1963, no. 52.
South African National Gallery, Old Masters from a Private Collection (catalogue untraced), as 'Mrs Morland, lent by Dr. R. E. Hemphill.
A painting also said to be of the artist's wife and child, formerly in the collection of Paul Mellon, was sold Sotheby's, 12 June 2003 lot 68.
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