Portrait of George, First Lord Lyttelton

Provenance

Commissioned in 1773 by Philip Yorke, second Earl of Hardwick, Wimpole Hall;
His sale, Christie's, 30 June 1888, lot 30;
H.V. Yorke;
Sabin Galleries, London, 1970;
National Bank of Commerce of Seattle, London;
Sold anonymously;
New York, Sotheby's, 17 March 1982, lot 36

Benjamin West

American, 1738–1820, active Great Britain

Portrait of George, First Lord Lyttelton

c. 1772

Oil on canvas

29 3/4 x 24 13/16 in. (75.5 x 63 cm) Frame: 38 x 33 1/8 in. (96.5 x 84.1 cm)


Gift of Asbjorn R. Lunde, 2008

2008.7


ON VIEW