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image of The Hoppner Children John Hoppner (artist)
British, 1758 - 1810
The Hoppner Children, 1791
oil on canvas
overall: 152.5 x 127 cm (60 1/16 x 50 in.)
Widener Collection
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From the Tour: British and American Grand Manner Portraits of the 1700s
Object 5 of 12


The artist's wife [d. 1827]; bequeathed to her eldest son, Catherine Hampden Hoppner; bequeathed to his brother, Richard Belgrave Hoppner [d. 1872]; (sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 25 March 1893, no. 358, as The Hoppner Children); (Thos. Agnew & Sons, London); sold to (M. Knoedler & Co., New York);[1] purchased 1893 by Peter 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.

[1] M. Knoedler & Co. stock books, recorded by The Getty Provenance Index.

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