Artist Thomas Gainsborough, English, 1727-1788
Title
  • Lady Anne Hamilton
Date ca. 1778
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 93 1/4 × 60 7/8 inches (236.9 × 154.6 cm)
Framed: 101 7/8 × 68 1/2 × 4 3/4 inches (258.8 × 174 × 12.1 cm)
Credit Line Bequest of Mrs. Horace E. Dodge in memory of her husband
Accession Number 71.170
Department European Painting
On View British S361, Level 3 (see map)
Arthur Chichester, First Marqueses of Donegall [d. 1/5/1799] (Fisherwick near Lichfield, Staffordshire, United Kingdom);
1799, by descent to his third son, Lord Spencer Stanley Chichester [d. 2/22/1819] (Dunbrody Park, Arthurstown, Wexford County, United Kingdom);
1819, by descent to his son, Henry Spencer Chichester, second Baron Templemore [d. 6/10/1906] (Dunbrody Park, Arthurstown, Wexford County, United Kingdom);
1906, by descent to his son, Arthur Henry Chichester, third Baron Templemore [d. 9/28/1924] (Dunbrody Park, Arthurstown, Wexford County, United Kingdom);
1924, by descent to his son, Arthur Claude Spencer Chichester, fourth Baron Templemore;
ca. 1925, sold through Arthur Ruck (?) to (Duveen Brothers, dealer, New York, New York, USA);
1935, acquired by Anna Thomson Dodge (Arthurstown, Wexford County, United Kingdom);
collection Anna Thomson Dodge (Mrs. Horace E. Dodge) (Grosse Pointe, Michigan, USA);
1971-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Shaw, Rev. Stebbing. The history and antiquities of Staffordshire compiled from the manuscripts of Huntbach, Loxdale, Bishop Lyttelton and other collections of Dr. Wilkes, the Rev. T. Feilde, vol. 1. London, 1798, p. 369.

Old Masters and Deceased British Painters. Exh. cat, the Royal Academy Winter Exhibition (first notice.) London, 1877, pp. 23-25, no. 2567.

Old Masters and Deceased British Painters. Exh. cat, the Royal Academy Winter Exhibition (third notice.) London, 1877, pp. 86-87, no. 2569.

Armstrong, W. Gainsborough and His Place in English Art. New York, 1898, p. 197.

Menpes, Mortimer and James Greig. Gainsborough. Adam and Charles Black: London, 1909, p. 84-85.

The Second Loan Exhibition of Old Masters British Paintings of the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1926 (unpaginated), cat. 4 (lent by Joseph Duveen, NYC.)

Catalogue of Works of Art in the Collection of Anna Thomson Dodge, vol. 1. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1939.

Waterhouse, E. K. Preliminary Check List of Portraits by Thomas Gainsborough. Walpole Society 33. 1953, pp. 29-30, 53.

Waterhouse, E. K. Gainsborough. London, 1958, p. 72, no. 337, pl. 199.

Winokur, R. “The Mr. and Mrs. Horace E. Dodge Memorial Collection." Bulletin of the DIA 50 (1971): 43-51.

"La Chronique des Arts." Gazette des Beaux-Arts 79 (1972): 98, fig. 347.

Cummings, Frederick, ed. Selected Works from the Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1979, p. 83, no. 53 (ill.).

Dell, T. et al. The Dodge Collection of 18th Century French and English Art in the Collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1996, pp. 208-211, cat. 65, repr.

Wissman, F. European vistas, cultural landscapes. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 2000, pp. 95, 97, repr.