Artist Thomas Gainsborough, English, 1727-1788
Title
  • Lady Anna Horatia Waldegrave
Date ca. 1783
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 3 1/4 × 25 1/4 inches (8.3 × 64.1 cm)
Framed: 41 1/4 × 36 × 3 1/2 inches (104.8 × 91.4 × 8.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Edsel B. Ford
Accession Number 67.1
Department European Painting
On View British S361, Level 3 (see map)
Lady Anna Horatia Waldegrave [from 1786, Lady Seymour] [d. 1801] (Ragley Hall, Alcester, Warwick, England);
by descent to her grandson, Hugh F. Seymour [d. 1930] (Potterells, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England);
1928, (Duveen Brothers, New York, New York, USA);
1928, Mr. and Mrs. Edsel B. Ford (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1967-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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