8 July 2016,
Price realised GBP 28,750
GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000
Thomas Hudson (Devonshire ?1701-1779 Twickenham)
Portrait of Lady Anne Brudenell (d. 1786), half-length, in a pink dress with cuffed sleeves and pearls in her hair, in a painted oval
oil on canvas
30 ¼ x 25 7/8 in. (77 x 64.4 cm.)
in its original carved giltwood frame
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The sitter was the daughter of George Legge, Viscount Lewisham, and Elizabeth Kaye. In November 1760 she married James Brudenell, later 5th Earl of Cardigan (1725-1811). After 1780 she was styled Baroness Brudenell of Deene until her death in 1786.
By descent at Patshull, Staffordshire, to William Legge, 7th Earl of Dartmouth (1881-1958), and by descent.
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