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Creator:
Thomas Bardwell, 1704–1767, British
Previously attributed: James Wills, active 1740–died 1777, British
Title:

Full-length Portrait, Woman and Child, Seated

Part Of:

Collective Title: A Record of His Paintings

Date:
ca. 1730
Medium:
Gray and brown wash and watercolor with pen and brown ink, over graphite on laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 1/8 x 3 1/2in. (13 x 8.9cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9618(4)
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:58391
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Created by Thomas Bardwell (1704-1767), the artist; probably acquired by William Henry van Nassau van Zuylestein, fourth Earl of Rochford (1717-1781); by descent to William Henry Nassau de Zuylestein, fifth Earl of Rochford (1754-1830), his nephew; by bequest to William Alexander Archibald Hamilton, eleventh Duke of Hamilton (1811-1863), his half-grand nephew; by descent to William Douglas-Hamilton, twelfth Duke of Hamilton (1845-1895), his son; by descent to Lady Mary Louise Graham (née Douglas-Hamilton), Duchess of Montrose (1884-1957), his daughter; …; acquired by Alan G. Thomas (1911-1992) of 7a Wimborne Road, Bournemouth, England; acquired by Paul Mellon (1907-1999), 1961; by whom given to the Yale Center for British Art, 1977.

Citations
Miles, Ellen G. "A NOTEBOOK OF PORTRAIT COMPOSITIONS BY THOMAS BARDWELL." The Volume of the Walpole Society 53 (1987): 181–92. http://www.jstor.org/stable/42581376

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