Portrait of a Young Lady

1770–1824
John Downman (English, 1750–1824)


Dimensions

Overall: 22.2 x 18.4cm (8 3/4 x 7 1/4 in.) Framed: 34.3 x 30.5 cm (13 1/2 x 12 in.)

Accession Number

65.2563

Medium or Technique

Watercolor and pastel on tissue or tracing paper and mounted on late 18th century pulp paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors

Inscription

Verso of frame: Mrs. Rawlinson.

Provenance

P. & D. Colnaghi, London. Knoedler, New York. [see note 1] April 2, 1943, sale of Wadsworth R. Lewis estate, Parke-Bernet, New York, lot 402, to Forsyth Wickes (b. 1876- d. 1964), New York and Newport, RI [see note 2]; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA (Accession date: January 8, 1969)

Notes:
[1] As noted in the 1943 Parke-Bernet sale catalogue. [2] This portrait was bought at the same time as 65.2564.

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection