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Summary[edit]

Artist
Title Portrait of Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire (1757-1806) wikidata:Q20179192
Date
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Height: 146.5 cm (57.7 in). Width: 235.6 cm (92.8 in).
Andrew W. Mellon Collection; not on display.
Accession number 1937.1.93
Object history

Painted for the sitter's mother, Georgiana, Countess Spencer (1737-1814), wife of John Spencer, 1st earl Spencer (1734-1783), Althorp, Northamptonshire;

by descent to John, 7th earl Spencer (1892-1975), Althorp;
purchased 1924 by Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York;
sold 13 April 1925 to Andrew W. Mellon, Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C.;
deeded December 1934 to The A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust, Pittsburgh;
gift 1937 to NGA.
Notes 2009 in situ here
Source/Photographer National Gallery of Art: online database: entry 1937.1.93

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07:09, 30 March 2006Thumbnail for version as of 07:09, 30 March 2006480 × 797 (15 KB)AndreasPraefckeThomas Gainsborough: ''Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire'', 1783 Oil on canvas. Gallery: National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Source: http://www.abcgallery.com/G/gainsborough/gainsborough44.html {{Creator:Thomas Gainsboroguh}} [[Category:Portrai
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