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Creator:
Thomas Gainsborough RA, 1727–1788, British
Title:

William Lowndes, Auditor of His Majesty's Court of Exchequer

Former Title(s):

William Lowndes Stone

William Lowndes-Stone

Date:
1771
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 49 15/16 x 40 3/16 inches (126.8 x 102.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed, lower left: "W.m Lowndes Esqr | One of the Aud.rs o fhis majesty's | Court of Escheqr.: Aged 83 years | and 8 months."

Signed and dated, lower left: "Painted by T Gainsborough | Bath 1771"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.7.185
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
auditor | chair | costume | court (judicial body) | curtain | dog (animal) | elderly | interior | man | portrait
Associated People:
Lowndes, William (1687–1775), public servant and second son of William Lowndes of Winsdow (1652–1724)
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:390
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Advertisement, Athenaeum, no. 3358, March 5, 1892, p. 295, Available online in British Periodicals II Also available A88 At421 + Oversize (SML)

Advertisement, Athenaeum, no. 3359, March 12, 1892, p. 326, Available online in British Periodicals II Also available A88 At421 + Oversize (SML)

Alfred Beaver, The Signatures of Painters, Art Journal, vol. 43, April 1883, p. 122, Available online in British Periodicals II Also available J10 Ar74 + Oversize (LSF)

Hugh Belsey, Thomas Gainsborough: The portraits, fancy pictures and copies after old masters, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, p. 565-566, cat. 602, NJ18.G16 B453 2019 (LC) Oversize (YCBA)

British Art at Yale, Apollo, v.105, no. 182, April 1977, pp. 244, 247, fig. 17, N5220 M552 A7 1977 OVERSIZE (YCBA) Published as April 1977 issue of Apollo; all of the articles may also be found in bound Apollo Volume [N1 A54 105:2 +]

Sidney Colvin, Sixth Winter Exhibition of Old Masters at the Royal Academy, Academy, vol. 8, no. 145, February 13, 1875, p. 175, Available online in British Periodicals II Also available Film S2503 (SML)

Catherine M. Gordon, British paintings Hogarth to Turner, Frederick Warne, London, 1981, p. 24, ND466 G67 (YCBA)

Paul Mellon's Legacy, a passion for British art. [large print labels] , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2007, v. 1, N5220 M552 +P381 2007, Mellon Shelf (YCBA)

Diane Perkins, Gainsborough's dogs, Gainsborough's House, Sudbury, Suffolk, 2006, p. 7, fig. 3, NJ18 G16 P47 2006 (YCBA)

Simon Schama, The Yale Centre for British Art, TLS, the Times Literary Supplement, Issue no. 3923, May 20, 1977, p. 620, Film S748 (SML) Also avaiable online in TLS Historical Archive (ORBIS)

The Royal Academy - Winter Exhibition, Athenaeum, no. 2463, January 9, 1875, p. 56, Available online in British Periodicals II Also available A88 At421 + Oversize (SML)

Ellis Waterhouse, An Impressive Panorama of British Portraiture, Apollo, v. 105, no. 182, April 1977, p. 244, 247, fig. 17, N1 A54 + (YCBA) Another copy of this article may be found in a separately bound and catalogued copy of this issue located on the Mellon Shelf [call number : N5220 M552 A7 1977 + (YCBA)]

Ellis Waterhouse, Preliminary Check List of Portraits by Thomas Gainsborough, Volume of the Walpole Society, vol. 33, 1948-1950, p. 71, N12 W35 A12 + (YCBA)

Ellis Waterhouse, Some Notes of the Exhibition of Works of Art from Midland Houses at Birmingham, Burlington Magazine, v. 95, no. 606, September, 1953, pp. 306-9, fig. 31, N1 B87 + (YCBA) Available online through JStor

Yale Center for British Art, Selected paintings, drawings & books, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1977, p. 28, N590.2 A82 (YCBA)

Yale Center for British Art, Selected paintings, drawings & books, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1977, p. 28, 715 Y18 977b (YCBA)


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