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Landscape with Milkmaids and Cattle

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After a painting in the Cincinnati Institute of Fine Arts


Possibly with Richard Brinsley Sheridan [see note 1]. By 1844, Henry Pelham Pelham-Clinton, (b. 1785 - d. 1851), 4th Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyme, Clumber Park, Nottinghamshire; by descent within the family to Henry Edward Hugh Pelham-Clinton-Hope, (b. 1907 - d. 1988), 9th Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyme, Earl of Lincoln [see note 2]; June 4, 1937, Christie's Earl of Lincoln Sale, London, lot 32 to Vicars Brothers, Ltd., London, for £3150 for Bernard Eckstein, 2nd Bart., Oldlands Hall, Fairwarp, Uckfield, Sussex [see note 3]; December 8, 1948, Eckstein estate sale, Sotheby's London, lot 71, sold to Frost and Reed, London; 1949, probably sold by Frost and Reed to John Mitchell Chapman, Santa Monica, CA; 1949, sold by Chapman to MFA for $20,190. (Accession Date: June 29, 1949). NOTES: [1] As suggested by Ellis K. Waterhouse, (National Gallery of Scotland), this was the painting "Return from Milking" lent by Richard Brinsley Sheridan to the British Institution in 1814, but this has not been confirmed. (February 25, 1949 letter to John Mitchell Chapman). [2] The nephew of Henry Pelham Archibald Douglas Pelham-Clinton, 7th Duke of Newcastle, who inherited painting and Earldom. [3] According to annotation in sale catalogue.

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Juliana Cheney Edwards Collection


121.3 x 147 cm (47 3/4 x 57 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas