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image of Mrs. Richard Brinsley Sheridan Thomas Gainsborough (artist)
British, 1727 - 1788
Mrs. Richard Brinsley Sheridan, 1785-1787
oil on canvas
overall: 219.7 x 153.7 cm (86 1/2 x 60 1/2 in.) framed: 251.5 x 185.4 x 14 cm (99 x 73 x 5 1/2 in.)
Andrew W. Mellon Collection
1937.1.92
On View
From the Tour: British and American Grand Manner Portraits of the 1700s
Object 4 of 12

Exhibition History

1786
Gainsborough's studio, Schomberg House, London, 1786.
1873
Works of the Old Masters, associated with Works of Deceased Masters of the British School. Winter Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1873, no. 35.
1886
Works by the Old Masters, and by Deceased Masters of the British School. Winter Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1886, no. 103.
1936
Gainsborough, Sir Philip Sassoon's, 45 Park Lane, London, 1936, no. 8 (illustrated souvenir, repro. 75).
1980
Thomas Gainsborough, Tate Gallery, London, 1980-1981, no. 129, repro., color repro. 125.
1981
Gainsborough, Grand Palais, Paris, 1981, no. 57, repro., color repro. 77.
1988
A Nest of Nightingales: Thomas Gainsborough, The Linley Sisters, Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, 1988, no. 3, repro., color repro. 44.
2002
Thomas Gainsborough, 1727-1788, Tate Britain, London; National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2002-2003, no. 166, repro.
2006
Citizens and Kings: Portraits in the Age of Revolution, 1760-1830, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris; Royal Academy of Arts, London, 2007, no. 135, repro. (shown only in London).
2010
Thomas Gainsborough and the Modern Woman, Cincinnati Art Museum; San Diego Museum of Art, 2010-2011, pl. 10 (shown only in Cincinnati).
2011
Presiding Genius: A Masterpiece a Month for a Very Special Year, Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, 2011, no catalogue.

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