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Jonathan Richardson
1667–1745

Self-portrait

Full screen

Medium
Oil on canvas
Size
12 ⅜ × 10 ⅞ inches · 315 × 276 mm
Notes
Dated ‘Aug / 1733’, lower right
Collections
  • Probably Jonathan Richardson, the Younger (1694-1771);
  • Probably his posthumous sale, Langford and Son, London, 18th February 1772, lot 45 ('Richardson Senior, His own portrait');
  • James Broun-Ramsay, 1st Marquess of Dalhousie (1812-60), before 1861;
  • Lady Susan Georgiana Broun Bourke (1837-98), by whom brought to Colstoun House, Haddington (according to an old handwritten label on the reverse);
  • By descent in the Broun family at Colstoun House to 2017.
Literature
  • J. Kerslake, Early Georgian Portraits. National Portrait Gallery, London 1977, vol. 1, pp. 228 and 231, under cat. no. 706, reproduced vol. 2, plate 674.

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