23 January 2004
Sir Thomas Lawrence, P.R.A. (Bristol 1769-1830 London)
Portrait of Anne, Lady Lethbridge (d.1857), three-quarter-length, in a white dress with a gold wrap
oil on canvas framed as an oval
30 x 25 in. (76.5 x 63.5 cm.)
with Sulley, London.
T. J. Blakeslee, New York.
Anonymous sale, Christie's, New York, 15 January 1986, lot 60, where purchased by the present owner.
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W. Armstrong, Lawrence, London, 1913, p. 146.
K. Garlick, Sir Thomas Lawrence, Oxford, 1989, p. 223, no. 486, as 'whereabouts unknown'.
The present portrait was painted circa 1803. The sitter was the daughter of Ambrose Goddard, MP for Swindon who married Thomas Buckler Lethbridge, later 2nd Bt., in 1803, as his second wife.
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