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image of Mrs. Thomas Scott Jackson George Romney (artist)
British, 1734 - 1802
Mrs. Thomas Scott Jackson, c. 1770/1773
oil on canvas
overall: 239 x 147 cm (94 1/8 x 57 7/8 in.)
Andrew W. Mellon Collection
1937.1.94
Not on View
From the Tour: British and American Grand Manner Portraits of the 1700s
Object 11 of 12

Provenance

Painted for the sitter's first husband, Thomas Scott Jackson [d. 1791]; by descent to the sitter's daughter, Maria [d. 1830], who married Sir John Grey-Egerton, 8th Bt. of Oulton; by descent to Sir Philip Grey-Egerton, 12th Bt. [1864-1937]; sold c. 1905 to (Thos. Agnew & Sons, London). (Robert Langton Douglas (1864-1951), London); [1] purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan, Sr. [1837-1913], New York; bequeathed to his daughter, Juliette [Mrs. William P. Hamilton], New York; sold December 1936 to The A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust, Pittsburgh; gift 1937 to NGA.

[1] See letter from Douglas to Fowles dated 1 May 1941, Duveen Brothers Records, Box 244 (reel 299).

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