June 20 — 25, 2020
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Circle of Sir John Hoppner (1758–1810)
Collection Leighton Hall, Lancashire, England;
Collection of Senator Rupert Davies, Kingston, ON;
By descent to the present Estate Collection, Kingston, ON
According to the family records, this portrait is shown in photographs hanging on the wall of the dining room at Leighton Hall, Lancashire as pictured in "Country Quest" magazine, Spring edition 1962, p.32.
In 1896, Christie's conducted a three-day sale of hundreds of pieces sold from Leighton Hall's collection.