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Thomas Gainsborough RA, 1727–1788, British

Mary Little, later Lady Carr

Former Title(s):

Portrait of Lady Ray

ca. 1765
Oil on canvas
Support (PTG): 50 x 40 inches (127 x 101.6 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Bequest of Mrs. Harry Payne Bingham
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
bracelet | engageantes | fabrics | flowers (plants) | hairpiece | jewels | lace | portrait | robe à la française | ruffle | silk | textures | woman
Not on view

Accessions and Notes, Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, vol 18, January 1923, pp. 19, 23, Available online: JSTOR

Walter Armstrong, Gainsborough and his place in English Art, Heinemann, London, 1904, pp. 160, 260, NJ18 G16 A6 (YCBA)

Walter Armstrong, Thomas Gainsborough, Portfolio, , Seeley, London, 1894, pp. 23, 84, NJ18.G16 A5 1894 (YCBA)

Carrie Rebora Barratt, John Singleton Copley in America, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1995, p. 89, fig. 78, NJ18 C75 J65 1966 + (YCBA)

Helen Clifford, Silver in London, the Parker and Wakelin partnership, 1760-1776 , Yale University Press, New Haven, 2004, p. 116, fig. 91, NK7198 P36 C57 2004 (YCBA)

Malcolm Cormack, The paintings of Thomas Gainsborough, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, New York, 1991, pp. 76-77, no. 23, NJ18 G16 C66 1991 (YCBA)

Algernon Graves, Century of Loan Exhibitions 1813-1912, 5 v., London, 1913 - 1915, vol. 1, p. 381, N5051 G73 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

James Hamilton, Gainsborough A Portrait, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, pl. 38, NJ18.G16 H36 2017 (YCBA)

Julia Marciari-Alexander, This other Eden, paintings from the Yale Center for British Art , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1998, p. 96, no. 34, ND1314.3 Y36 1998 (YCBA)

Paul Mellon's Legacy, a passion for British art. [large print labels] , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2007, v.3, N5220 M552 +P381 2007, Mellon Shelf (YCBA)

Reports of the Departments, Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, vol 27, October 1968, p. 95, Available online: JSTOR

Susan Sloman, Gainsborough in Bath, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2002, p. 86, NJ18 G16 S56 2002 + (YCBA)

Society Gossip, The Yorkshire Herald, and the York Herald, York, England, 17 March 1894, NA, Available online: 19th Century British Library Newspapers

Ellis Waterhouse, Gainsborough, Spring Books, London, 1966, p. 58, no. 120, NJ18 G16 A12 W28 1966 + OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Ellis Waterhouse, Preliminary Check List of Portraits by Thomas Gainsborough, Volume of the Walpole Society, vol. 33, 1948-1950, p.17, N12 W35 A12 + (YCBA)

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