Gainsborough Dupont (1754-1797)
Portrait of a gentleman, possibly a member of the Bird family, half-length, in a blue coat and white waistcoat, feigned oval
oil on canvas
30 x 22 in. (76.2 x 56 cm.)
Sir William Bird; Sotheby's, 28 February 1951, lot 49 (sold).
with Canterburys Ltd., London, 1951.
Anon. sale, Christie's, 25 February 1955, lot 164 as 'T. Gainsborough' (sold 28 gns.).
F.L. Wilder, January 1958.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, 3 April 1968, lot 118 A (sold to the present vendor).