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image of Miss Eleanor Urquhart Sir Henry Raeburn (artist)
Scottish, 1756 - 1823
Miss Eleanor Urquhart, c. 1793
oil on canvas
overall: 75 x 62 cm (29 1/2 x 24 7/16 in.) framed: 101.6 x 90.2 x 12.7 cm (40 x 35 1/2 x 5 in.)
Andrew W. Mellon Collection
1937.1.101
Not on View
From the Tour: Britain's Royal Academy of Art in the Late 1700s and Early 1800s
Object 6 of 8

Provenance

Painted for the sitter's father,[1] William Urquhart, 2nd Laird of Craigston, Craigston Castle, Turriff, Aberdeenshire [Scotland]; by descent to Captain Michael Bruce Pollard-Urquhart [1879-1940], Craigston Castle and Castle Pollard; (sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 20 December 1918, no. 144); bought by (Arthur J. Sulley & Co., London). (M. Knoedler & Co., London), probably from whose New York branch it was purchased 5 October 1920 by Andrew W. Mellon, Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C.; deeded December 1934 to The A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust, Pittsburgh; gift 1937 to NGA.

[1] Painting executed c. 1793; receipt dated January 1794.

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