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George Romney

Lady Edward Bentinck, née Elizabeth Cumberland

Full screen

Oil on canvas
30 × 25 inches · 760 × 635 mm
In the original neo-classical frame
  • Painted for Richard Cumberland, father of the sitter;
  • Lord Edward Charles Cavendish-Bentinck, husband of the sitter;
  • The Ven. William Bentinck, rector of the parish of Sigglesthorne and Archdeacon of Westminster, son of the sitter, 1868;
  • Mrs Thomas Egerton;   
  • Possibly acquired by Sir Charles Mills, Bt. (1792-1872) or his son Charles, 1st Lord Hillingdon (1830-1898), Camelford House, London, and Wildernesse Park, Kent;
  • Charles Henry Mills, 1st Baron Hillingdon, by 1891;
  • Charles Hedworth Mills, 4th Baron Hillingdon, 1972;
  • Leger Galleries;
  • Harry Duckworth, acquired from the above in 1973;
  • Lillian Duckworth, widow of the above;
  • Denise le Boudec, daughter of the above;
  • And by descent, 2011.
  • London, British Institution, 1856, no. 132;
  • London, Royal Academy, winter exhibition 1891, no. 10 (lent by Lord Hillingdon);
  • London, Leger Galleries, Exhibition of English Paintings, 1973, no. 8.
  • Humphrey Ward and William Roberts, Romney, 1904, p. 38.

Private collection, USA