Sir Henry Raeburn (artist)|
Scottish, 1756 - 1823
The Binning Children, probably c. 1811
oil on canvas
overall: 128.8 x 102.7 cm (50 11/16 x 40 7/16 in.) framed: 154.3 x 128.9 cm (60 3/4 x 50 3/4 in.)
Given in memory of John Woodruff Simpson
Object 8 of 12
Painted for the sitters' father, David Monro Binning [1776-1843], Argaty and Softlaw, Perthshire, Scotland; by inheritance to the elder son in the picture, George Home Monro Binning Home [1804-1884], Argaty; by inheritance to his grand-nephew, Dr. George Home Monro-Home [b. 1865], Argaty; (sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 3 May 1902, no. 97); (Thos. Agnew & Sons, London); sold 1902 to (M. Knoedler & Co., London); purchased by John Woodruff Simpson [1850-1920], New York; by inheritance to his wife, Mrs. John W. Simpson [née Katherine Seney, d. 1943], New York; gift 1942 to NGA.
 See Colin Agnew's letter of 26 April 1965 to Marcia Early (in NGA curatorial files), and annotated copy of the sale catalogue in the Knoedler Library British Sales microfiche.
 M. Knoedler & Co. stock books, recorded by The Getty Provenance Index.
- Agnew & Sons, Ltd., Thomas
- Binning, David Monro
- Binning-Home, George Home Monro
- Christie, Manson & Woods, Ltd.
- Knoedler & Company, M.
- Monro-Home, George Home
- Simpson, Kate Seney
- Simpson, John Woodruff
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