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Portrait of a Gentleman

Thomas Gainsborough

English, 1727–1788

Portrait of a Gentleman

c.1745–48

Medium Oil on canvas on panel
Dimensions 7 x 5 1/2 in. (17.8 x 14 cm)
Object Number 2007.20.20
Acquisition Gift of the Manton Art Foundation in memory of Sir Edwin and Lady Manton, 2007
Status Off View

Image Caption

Thomas Gainsborough, Portrait of a Gentleman, c.1745–48, Oil on canvas on panel. Gift of the Manton Art Foundation in memory of Sir Edwin and Lady Manton, 2007. The Clark Art Institute, 2007.20.20.

Bibliography

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

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.

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