National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #722
Subject/Title:
Earl of Warwick
Artist:Gainsborough, Thomas (R.A.)
Date Created:1753
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:35 x 29
Image Dimensions:25 x 20.5
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:10/26/2005
Condition:Excellent

Description:Bust-length strong left profile of a man in an olive green coat and vest with a white stock. His hair is white or powdered. His hair is pulled back in classic Colonial style.
History of Work:Note on reverse nearly verbatim here: "One of six painted for Lady Cynthia Colindale, a great aunt of the Warwick family. Passed to Earl of Huntingdon who resided at Seaton Hall Buckinghamshire. Many years later sold at Christies London. Exhibited at the Society of Artists 1774."
Notes:Subject lived from 1727-1788.

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