LUNA: Folger Digital Image Collection
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from a 4x5 color transparency
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Sarah Siddons [graphic]. after Thomas Gainsborough.
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Physical Description (Hamnet):
1 painting : oil on canvas ; 30 x 24 7/8 in. (76.1 x 63.2 cm.)
Siddons, Sarah, 1755-1831 -- Portraits.
Portrait paintings. gmgpc
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899, former owner.
Conserved 19320000 lined by Finlayson
Conserved 19850000 last restored. The surface contained extensive repaint, some of which was removed and replaced with new inpainting at that time
Daly sale, Anderson Galleries, Continuation of Anderson Auction Company, Madison Ave. at 40th St., New York ; 489 Park Ave. at 59th St. ; from September 1929 combined with American Art Association, 27 November 1912, lot 62, Smith acting as agent.
Exhibited: Washington, D.C., Folger Shakespeare Library, "The Kemble Family: A Theatrical Dynasty," April-October 1985.
Original painting: Oil on canvas, 49 3/4 x 39 1/4 in., perhaps begun 1783, finished 1785 and exhibited at the Royal Academy, now in the National Gallery, London.
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Title from Pressly.
Provenance: Collection of Augustin Daly (on exhibit in Daly's Theatre in New York)
Pressly, W.L. Paintings in the Folger Shakespeare Library, 110
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