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William Douglas, Lansdowne House, Bath, 1880.
Mrs Dent Brocklehurst, Sudeley Castle, circa 1890, and by descent until circa 1993.
Please note that the size should read 36 x 28 in. (91.5 x 71.2 cm.) and not as stated in the catalogue.
A. Graves and W.V. Cronin, A History of the Works of Joshua Reynolds, P.R.A., 1899, II, p. 776.
D. Mannings, Sir Joshua Reynolds, A Complete Catalogue of his Paintings, London, 2000, p. 387, no. 1502, fig. 635.