• Portrait of a Lady -
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    Half-length, facing left, wearing a white dress and bonnet

    Pastel over pencil on laid paper

    Oval 23 by 18.7 cm., 9 by 7 ¼ in.

     

    Provenance:

    Alice Stanley, Countess of Derby of Coworth Park (1862-1957)


    This may be a portrait of Susan Montagu, Duchess of Manchester (1774-1828), an ancestor of the Stanleys.

  • Portrait of a Lady -
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    Half-length, wearing a white dress and blue shawl with a blue and white headdress Gouache on laid paper

    Oval 25 by 20.5 cm., 9 ¾ by 8 in.


    Provenance:

    Alice Stanley, Countess of Derby of Coworth Park (1862-1957)

  • Portrait of a Lady -
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    Half-length, wearing a white dress and blue shawl with a blue and white headdress

    Gouache on laid paper

    Oval 25 by 20.5 cm., 9 ¾ by 8 in.

     

    Provenance:

    The Artist’s grand-daughter Anne Eliza Dixon by whom sold to Chichester Fortescue, Lord Carlingford, KP (1823-1898;

    By descent to Lady Strachey and presumably one of the 63 portraits by Gardner sold at Christie’s on 17th July 1911;

    B.T. Brough, his sale, Bonham’s, 27th November 1991, lot 61, one of two

  • Portrait of a Gentleman -
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    Half-length, wearing a blue coat with gold braid and buttons

    Pastel and gouache on laid paper, oval

    26.5 x 21.4 cm., 10 ? x 8 ? inches

     

    Provenance:

    With Spink, London

     

    Born in Kendal, Gardner was taught by George Romney before going to London in the late 1760s. He established a fashionable practice as a portraitist in pastels and gouache, and occasionally oil, often on a small scale. His combination of pastel and gouache make his works distinctive.

     

  • Portrait of the Hon. Anne Venables-Vernon -
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