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  • Faringdon Collection - Portrait of Mrs Elizabeth Temple As a Child
    and G C Williamson Angelica Kauffmann London 1924 p 163 in the following words Rome 1793 For Lord Palmerston English the half length life size portrait of a little girl about three years old the daughter of the above Lord painted on canvas 2 spans 10 by 2 spans 4 40 Zecchini paid for through Mr Jenkins 17th August Palmerston s accounts record a payment to Mr Day for copy

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  • Faringdon Collection - Portrait of the Hon Robert Dalzell, When a Boy
    1689 1760 Oil on Canvas 48¾ x 39½ ins 1736 88 second son of the 6th Earl of Carnwath The title is now extinct but the daughter of the 12th Earl Lady Violet Dalzell married the eldest son of the

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  • Faringdon Collection - Portrait of a Gentleman
    Thomas Lawrence 1954 p 47 No 3 idem Walpole Society XXXIX 1962 4 p 207 No I idem Sir Thomas Lawrence 1989 p 291 No 865 as of an unidentified sitter c 1790 1800 Background Robert Bankes Jenkinson 1770 1828 created Baron Hawkesbury in 1803 succeeded his father as 2nd Earl of Liverpool in 1808 He was Prime Minister from 1812 to 1827 Lawrence painted several portraits of Lord Liverpool

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  • Faringdon Collection - Mercury as a Cut Purse
    bought by Agnew in 1894 acquired in 1895 by Alexander Henderson later 1st Lord Faringdon who subsequently disposed of the Cupid which is now in the Albright Knox Art Gallery Buffalo Literature E Hamilton Engraved Works of Reynolds 1884 p 152 Graves and Cronin Reynolds 1899 1901 III pp 1173 4 Sir W Armstrong Reynolds 1900 p 241 E K Waterhouse Reynolds 1941 p 69 Exhibition Details BI 1817 No 58 1823 No 65 1840 No 83 RA Winter 1875 No 6 1896 No 18 25 Park Lane London Reynolds 1937 No 81 Agnew English Pictures from National Trust Houses 1965 No 13 RA Reynolds 1986 No 93 Engraved S W Reynolds John Dean 1777 Companion Picture Cupid as Link Boy see above Background The picture is dated by Waterhouse 1777 Dean s engraving of that year is a terminus ante quem Leslie and Taylor Reynolds 1865 II p 175 state that in January 1777 Sir Joshua was at work on his favourite boy model and this may refer to the child in the present picture and the companion Cupid a boy who appears in other works by the artist A number of references in Reynolds sitter book for 1777 Boy and Children may be relevant A problem is introduced by a memorandum among Reynolds notes of practice for 15 August 1774 quoted by Leslie and Taylor loc cit p 98 Blackguard Mercury and Cupid Black and Verm afterwards glazed Leslie and Taylor assume that this refers to the pictures subsequently at Knole Graves and Cronin in transcribing it incorrectly imply that the Mercury was already at Knole at that date 1774 However the present work is not painted in black and vermilion as is No 17 A Beggar Boy at Buscot which was also at Knole but in an

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  • Faringdon Collection - Cattle Returning Along a Wooded Lane
    Exhibition Details RA 1772 No 98 or 99 25 Park Lane London Gainsborough 1936 No 76 39 Grosvenor Square British Country Life 1937 No 284 Arts Council Tate Gallery Gainsborough 1949 No 20 Arts Council Gainsborough Drawings 1960 No 22 Tate Britain The Art of Thomas Gainsborough 2002 Background Dated by Waterhouse c 1772 and in the Arts Council Exhibition 1960 as early 1770s Waterhouse points out that the crayon like technique is most closely paralleled in the background of certain portraits of c 1772 for example that of Lady Margaret Fordyce in the collection of the Earl of Crawford and Balcarres which was exhibited at the RA in that year It is possible as originally suggested in the Arts Council catalogue 1960 that the present picture is one of the Two Landscapes Drawings in imitation of oil painting which Gainsborough sent to the Academy along with ten smaller works in 1772 No 98 and against which Horace Walpole noted in his catalogue very great effect but neat like needlework The other could well have been the Wooded Landscape in the Indianapolis Museum of Art Hayes No 99 which is also executed on six sheets of paper pasted together The

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  • Faringdon Collection - A Beggar Boy and His Sister
    Thence by family descent to Lord Sackville from whom bought by Agnew in 1894 in 1895 acquired by Alexander Henderson later 1st Lord Faringdon Literature Details E Hamilton Engraved Works of Reynolds 1884 p 143 Graves and Cronin Reynolds 1899 1901 iii pp 1116 1135 Sir W Armstrong Reynolds 1900 p 238 E K Waterhouse Reynolds 1941 p 65 idem Painting in Britain 1953 p 169 pl 128 exh cat Reynolds RA 1986 pp 264 5 Exhibition Details probably RA 1775 No 238 BI 1813 No 5 1823 No 4 1840 No 117 RA Winter 1896 No 27 Arts Council Reynolds 1949 No 14 Birmingham Art Gallery Reynolds 1961 No 68 Engraved S W Reynolds C H Hodges 1803 C Hardy 1803 Related Picture A version was included in the Ehrich sale New York 18 19 April 1934 also see below Background The acceptance of this painting as the exhibited work of 1775 presupposes the existence of a second and later picture which appears to contain the same components Reynolds notebooks recording sitters appointments are missing for 1774 and 1775 since a number of sittings are listed throughout 1777 for Net Boy Boy Net Boy Shepherd Boy Boy and Girl and Children any of which might refer to this composition Provided that the Duke of Dorset s description of the picture as Begger Boys sic can be accepted the entry in the account book for 1775 should provide evidence that it was the exhibited picture that went to Knole It was shown at the Royal Academy with the title of A Beggar Boy and his Sister and in subsequent exhibitions as A Boy with Cabbage Nets Graves and Cronin list pictures of 1775 p 1135 Beggar Boy and Sister and 1777 p 1116 Boy with Cabbage Nets which it is

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  • Faringdon Collection - A View of the Villa Chigi at Ariccia
    1953 pp 88 184 pl 53b idem Richard Wilson Some Pentimenti Burlington Magazine XCVI 1954 p 140 Exhibition Details Probably the picture exhibited with its companion at the BI in 1814 Nos 127 144 and 1848 Nos 131 139 and at Manchester Art Treasures 1857 Nos 151 162 variously entitled Woody Scene View in Wales etc exhibited by the Arts Council Masterpieces from Welsh Houses 1946 No 13 Companion Picture for this picture see Constable 1953 pl 53a as Sandpit and Ruins in a Glade and idem 1954 with the corrected identification It remained in the Williams Wynn collection until it was sold in 1965 Background Until the publication by Constable in 1954 of the document partly quoted above the picture was always assumed to be a Welsh landscape probably to be equated with one of the two small views in Wales mentioned by Benjamin Booth the well known collector of Wilson s paintings as hanging in Sir Watkin Williams Wynn s house in St James s Square unpublished notes document 4 Constable 1953 in tentatively dating the picture then described as Sandpit and Ruins in a Glade 1758 60 ie soon after Wilson s return to England from Italy

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  • Faringdon Collection - A Girl Asleep
    cipher on the back of the frame reveals that the picture passed through the hands of Christie s in 1966 It does not appear to have been included in a sale It was bought by Lord Faringdon from Mr Leonard

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