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Thomas Gainsborough, 1727–1788
Mary Heberden
Former Title(s):
Miss Hebberden
ca. 1777
Materials & Techniques:
Oil on canvas
28 3/4 x 24 1/2 inches (73 x 62.2 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
gray (color) | hair | oval | pearls | portrait | wig | woman
Associated People:
Heberden, Mary (1761–1832)
Not on view
IIIF Manifest:

"Brilliant Effects" [ Jewels ] (Yale Center for British Art, 2003-07-10 - 2004-01-10) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Painting in England 1700-1850 - From The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon (Yale University Art Gallery, 1965-04-15 - 1965-06-20) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Sir 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) [YCBA]

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

Hugh Belsey, Thomas Gainsborough: The portraits, fancy pictures and copies after old masters, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, p. 499-500, cat. 525, NJ18.G16 B453 2019 (LC) Oversize (YCBA) [YCBA]

Malcolm Cormack, Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 100-101, N590.2 A83 (YCBA) [YCBA]

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

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

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

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)http://search.proquest.com/docview/101542870?accountid=15172 [ORBIS]

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 http://library.metmuseum.org/record=b1598779 [ORBIS]

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

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

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) [YCBA]

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). http://search.proquest.com/docview/478176281?accountid=15172 [ORBIS]

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). http://search.proquest.com/docview/103161579?accountid=15172 [ORBIS]

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

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