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Creator Thomas Gainsborough RA, 1727–1788, British
Title Mary Heberden
Alternate Title(s) Miss Hebberden
Date ca. 1777
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions 28 3/4 x 24 1/2 inches (73 x 62.2 cm)
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1981.25.299
Collection Paintings and Sculpture
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People Represented or Subject • Heberden, Mary (1761-1832)
Subject Terms gray (color) | hair | oval | pearls | portrait | wig | woman

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon., Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 132 (v.1), no. 251, pl. 89, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)

Yale University Art Gallery, Painting in England, 1700-1850, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, [exhibition at] Yale University Art Gallery, April 15-June 20, 1965., vol. 1, W. Clowes and sons, New Haven, 1965, p. 24 (v.1), no. 88, ND466 Y35 (YCBA)

Painting in England 1700-1850 from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, The Royal Academy of Arts Winter Exhibition 1964-65., , Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK, 1964, p. 60 (v.1), no. 215, ND466 R68 1964 65 (YCBA) , Also available on Microfiche: Fiche B214 (YCBA)

Ellis Waterhouse, Preliminary Check List of Portraits by Thomas Gainsborough, Volume of the Walpole Society, vol. 33, 1948-1950, p. 56, N12 W35 A12 + (YCBA)

Bettina Gockel, Kunst und Politik der Farbe, Gainsboroughs Portraitmalerei, Berlin, 1999, p. 45, NJ18 G16 G62 1999 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Walter Armstrong, Gainsborough and his place in English Art, Heinemann, London, 1904, p. 269, NJ18 G16 A6 (YCBA)

Ellis Waterhouse, Gainsborough, Edward Hulton, Ltd., London, 1958, p. 73, NJ18 G16 A12 W28 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Walter Armstrong, Gainsborough & his place in English Art, with sixty-two photogravures and ten lithographic facsimiles in colour, Heinemann, London, 1898, p. 197, Folio A N 32 (YCBA)

Gillian Forrester, The Art of Daniel Gardner, Transactions of the Romney Society, vol. 10, p. 37, fig. 6, NJ18.R65 T7 (YCBA)

Frederic George Stephens, Exhibition of the works of Thomas Gainsborough, R.A., Doherty & Co., London, 1885, p. 84, no. 179, WC 7428 (LSF)

Edward Alden Jewell, Show of Portraits Assists Hospital, Loan Exhibition covers 18th and 19th centuries here and in England, New York Times, New York, NY, Sunday, March 31, 1935, p. N4, Available online; See Remarks , Article retrieved from ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The New York Times (1851-2008)

The World of Art, Exhibitions to be seen this week, New York Times, New York, NY, December 16, 1923, SM 10, Available Online; See Remarks , Article retrieved from ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The New York Times (1851-2008).

The Four Georges, loan exhibition in aid of the Royal Northern Hospital at 25 Park Lane, February 23rd to March 30th ...1931., London, 1931, no. 2, N6766 F58 (YCBA)

Ernest Heberden, William Heberden, physician of the Age of Reason, Royal Society of Medicine Services Ltd., London ; New York, NY, 1989, pp. 171, 234 n64, R489 H37 H44 1989 (LSF) , Copy also available in Medical Histoical Collection - Biog H354 H42 1989 (Med. Lib.)

M. Knoedler & Co, Exhibition of Pictures by Gainsborough, 1727-1788 : Monday, December 3rd to Saturday, December 15th, 1923, New York, NY, 1923, p. 11, no. 7, Full text available online. See Remarks , Full text available online at

The Glories of the Georges, Guardian (Manchester, England), Guardian Newspapers Limited, Manchester, February 24, 1931, p. 8, Available online; See remarks , Available online at ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Guardian (1821-2003) and The Observer (1791-2003).

Catherine M. Gordon, British paintings Hogarth to Turner, Frederick Warne, London, 1981, p. 25, ND466 G67 (YCBA)

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