Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.A. (1723-1792). Gilt framed monochrome oil on canvas. Portrait of Lady Standish (died 1780) wearing a white dress and black wrap, 74cm x 61cm.
Provenance; Recorded in Reynolds' sitters book of 1758, painted on four sittings; May 4 at (nine), 8th (eleven thirty), 11th (midday) and 15th (midday). Passed to her daughters on her death by her first husband, Elizabeth Smyth, who married Robert Ramsden, Wigthorpe Hall Nr Worksop and by family descent until sold at Christies June 1977.
Sold for: £7,500