Thursday, September 22, 2011

Emilia Charlotte Lennox

John Hoppner RA (British 1758-1810), oil on canvas, 30" X 25", Portrait of Emilia (Emily) Charlotte Lennox (December 1763 – 19 October 1832): Daughter of General Lord George Lennox, second son of the Duke of Richmond. Half figure portrait, wearing bluish green dress with black lace shawl. Unsigned. Provenance: Collection of Rodolphe Kann, Paris, Samuel S Joseph Esquire, London, from M. Knoedler & Co. Inc. New York. Purchased from collection of Mrs. John E. Rovenski, formerly Mrs. Morton F. Plant. Purchased at public auction, January 1957, Parke Bernet Galleries Inc. 980 Madison Ave. New York, p 96 Lot 453. Also on p. 279 depicted in her home. Label on verso from Thomas Agnew & Sons, London. Carved wood gilt frame.

Sold at Sotheby's Old Master & British Paintings sale 4 December 2014. 

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