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Creator Thomas Gainsborough RA, 1727–1788, British
Title Portrait of a Woman
Alternate 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 29 7/8 x 26 1/4 inches (75.9 x 66.7 cm)
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1977.14.55
Collection Paintings and Sculpture
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Subject Terms book | building | costume | garden | landscape | portrait | sculpture | statue | stream | trees | woman

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)

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)

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)

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

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)

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)

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)

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)

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 +]

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

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