Portrait of a Gentleman

Provenance

[Deborah Gage (Works of Art), Ltd., London, sold to Manton, Feb. 1994]; Sir Edwin A. G. Manton, New York (1994–d. 2005); Diana Morton, his daughter, by descent (2005–2007, given to the Clark); Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 2007.

Thomas Gainsborough

English, 1727–1788

Portrait of a Gentleman

c.1745–48

Oil on canvas on panel

7 x 5 1/2 in. (17.8 x 14 cm)


Gift of the Manton Art Foundation in memory of Sir Edwin and Lady Manton, 2007

2007.20.20


OFF VIEW

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Clarke, Jay, ed. Landscape, Innovation, and Nostalgia: The Manton Collection of British Art. Williamstown, MA: The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 2012.