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

Portrait of a Woman

Former Title(s):

Girl with a Book Seated in a Park

Sitzendes junges Maedchen in einer Parklandschaft

Young Lady seated in a Park

Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 29 7/8 x 26 1/4 inches (75.9 x 66.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.55
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
book | building | costume | garden | landscape | portrait | sculpture | statue | stream | trees | woman
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:405
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Geoffrey Agnew, Yale's 1700 Mellon Pictures, The Times (London), issue no. 59989, Thursday, April 28, 1977, p. 9, Available Online : Times Digital Archive Also available on Microfilm : Film An T842 (SML)

Brian Allen, The Sport of Collecting : Paul Mellon and British Art, Apollo, v.165,no.542, April 2007, pp. 36, 37, fig. 6, N1 A54 + (YCBA)

Hugh Belsey, Thomas Gainsborough: The portraits, fancy pictures and copies after old masters, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, p. 910, cat. 987, NJ18.G16 B453 2019 (LC) Oversize (YCBA)

John Gage, Zwei Jahrhunderte englische Malerei, britische Kunst und Europa 1680 bis 1880 : [Ausstellung] Haus der Kunst Mèunchen, 21. November 1979 bis 27. Januar 1980: [Katalog] , Ausstellungsleitung Haus der Kunst Mèunchen, Mèunchen, 1979, pp. 103-04, no. 29, fig. 29, ND466 Z85 (YCBA)

Catherine M. Gordon, British paintings Hogarth to Turner, Frederick Warne, London, 1981, p. 55, ND466 G67 (YCBA)

Luke Herrmann, The Paul Mellon Collection at Burlington House, Connoisseur, v. 157, no. 634, December 1964, pp. 210. 214, unnum color pl, N1 C75 + OVERSIZE (YCBA) Another copy available in YCBA Vertical File Collection: v 2334

Christiane Inmann, Forbidden fruit, a history of women and books in art , Prestel, Munich New York, 2009, p. 76, ND1329.3.W6 I56 2009 + (HAAS)

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. 62 (v.1), no. 226, pl. 25, ND466 R68 1964/65 (YCBA) Also available on Microfiche: Fiche B214 (YCBA)

J. H. Plumb, The pursuit of happiness : a view of life in Georgian England : an exhibition selected from the Paul Mellon collection, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1977, pp. 40, 88, no. 43, N6766 Y34 1977 (YCBA)

The Yale Center for British Art, An Anniversary Celebration of Paul Mellon's Great Legacy , Apollo, April 2007, p. 36, fig. 6, N5220 M552 A7 OVERSIZE (YCBA) Appeared as April 2007 issue of Apollo;; all of the articles may also be found in bound Apollo Volume [N1 A54 165:2 +]

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. 25 (v.1), no. 91, pl. 25, ND466 Y35 (YCBA)


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