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image of Captain Samuel Sharpe Pocklington with His Wife, Pleasance, and possibly His Sister, Frances George Stubbs (artist)
British, 1724 - 1806
Captain Samuel Sharpe Pocklington with His Wife, Pleasance, and possibly His Sister, Frances, 1769
oil on canvas
overall: 100.2 x 126.6 cm (39 7/16 x 49 13/16 in.) framed: 120.7 x 146.4 x 7.6 cm (47 1/2 x 57 5/8 x 3 in.)
Gift of Mrs. Charles S. Carstairs in memory of her husband, Charles Stewart Carstairs
1952.9.4
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From the Tour: British Conversation Pieces and Portraits of the 1700s
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Painted for Samuel Sharpe Pocklington [d. 1781], Chelsworth Hall, Suffolk; by descent through his elder son, Colonel Sir Robert Pocklington, who married Catherine Blagrave, to John Blagrave, Calcot Park, Berkshire; (sale, Messrs. Foster, London, 28 June 1911, no. 102); F. Howard. (M. Knoedler & Co., New York); purchased by 1913 by Charles Stewart Carstairs [1865-1928], Lockport, New York; by inheritance to Mrs. Charles S. Carstairs [née Elizabeth Stebbins, d. 1949], Lockport, New York, and Paris;[1] bequest 1952 to NGA.

[1] Mrs. Carstairs' maiden name is provided in a letter of 13 February 1995 from Dr. Lorne Campbell, in NGA curatorial files.

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