6 April 2006
PROPERTY FROM LA SALLE UNIVERSITY, PENNSYLVANIA
Tilly Kettle (London 1734-1786 Aleppo, Turkey)
Portrait of Miss Hippisley, half-length, in a white dress and blue shawl, holding a bunch of flowers
oil on canvas
30¼ x 25 in. (76.8 x 63.5 cm.)
Sir John Hippesley.
Sir Charles Tennant, Bt.
Hon. Colin Tennant.
Col. S.J. Hardie.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 22 June 1973, lot 75 as 'Sir Joshua Reynolds', £3,675 to Douglas.
with Old Hall Gallery, Sussex.
La Salle University, Philadelphia.
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W. Armstrong, Gainsborough and his place in English Art, London, 1898, pp. 73 and 197.
Royal Academy, London, Winter Exhibition, 1891, no. 42, as 'Gainsborough'.
Margaret Hippisely was the daughter of John Hippisley Coxe of Ston Easton, Somerset. She married the Reverand John Hippisley of Stow in 1767.
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