Portrait of Anne Bloxham, nee Lawrence

Portrait of Anne Bloxham, nee Lawrence



Sir Thomas Lawrence, P.R.A. (1769-1830)
Portrait of Ann Bloxham, nee Lawrence

Half-length wearing a white dress
Pastel, oval
30. 5 by 20.3 cm., 12 1/4 by 8 in.

By descent from the sitter to Dr Humphrey Arthure until at least 1964

Garlick 1964, check;
Neil Jeffares, Dictionary of Pastellists before 1800, p.320 as untraced

This is typical of Lawrence's pastel all of which date to pre 1790 and which tend to measure the same size. His usual inscription on the reverse is barely legible: `Be pleased to keep from the damp and the sun.'

Anne Bloxham (1766-1835) was the artist's sister. She married???/


Height 30.5 cm / 1' 0 "
Width 20.3 cm / 8 "