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image of Mrs. Alexander Blair George Romney (artist)
British, 1734 - 1802
Mrs. Alexander Blair, 1787-1789
oil on canvas
overall: 127 x 101.5 cm (50 x 39 15/16 in.) framed: 161.3 x 134 x 10.8 cm (63 1/2 x 52 3/4 x 4 1/4 in.)
Widener Collection
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From the Tour: Britain's Royal Academy of Art in the Late 1700s and Early 1800s
Object 8 of 8


Painted for the sitter's husband, Alexander Blair, Castle Bromwich, Warwickshire. William Beckett-Denison [1826-1890], Nun Appleton, Yorkshire; by descent to his son, Ernest William Beckett [1856-1917], later 2nd Baron Grimthorpe; (sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 23 May 1903, no. 80); purchased by (Charles Sedelmeyer, Sedelmeyer Gallery, Paris); sold to (Eugene Fischhof); purchased 4 April 1907 by P.A.B. Widener, Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania; inheritance from estate of Peter A.B. Widener by gift through power of appointment of Joseph E. Widener, Elkins Park; gift 1942 to NGA.

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