26 November 2002
Henry Pickering (1740-1771)
Portrait of Susannah Holt (1710-1765), wife of John Chadwick of Healey, bust-length, in a white dress with a pale blue wrap, feigned oval
with identifying inscription (lower right) and dated '1743' below a coat-of-arms (upper left)
oil on canvas
29¾ x 25¼ in. (75.6 x 64.1 cm.)
Admiral Chapman, Lyme Regis (+); Christie's, London, 20 March 1931, lot 26, as 'Allan Ramsay' (42 gns. to McDonald).
with Newhouse Galleries, New York, by 1932, from whom purchased by Mrs Howard C. Hunt, Richmond, Indiana;
By descent to James and Caroline Hunt Phelps, by whom donated to Richmond Art Museum, Richmond, Indiana, 1996;
Deacessioned in 2001.
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New York, Newhouse Galleries, Van Dyck to Lawrence, The Development of English Portrait Painting, 23 January - 13 February 1932, p. 11, no. 6 (as by Allan Ramsay).
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