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Portrait of a Man Seated in an Armchair (said to be William Fairlie)

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Provenance

James Fairlie, Holms, Kilmarnock, Strathclyde, England (original commission; brother of William Fairlie; d. 1819); 1819, by inheritance to Fairlie-Cuninghame families; sold by family to Thomas Agnew & Sons, London; 1911, sold by Agnew's to Marczell von Nemes, Budapest, Magyarorszag. By 1915, with the Ehrich Galleries, New York [see note 1]; March 21, 1916, sold by the Ehrich Galleries to John Taylor Spaulding, Boston, MA (d. 1948); 1948, bequest of Spaulding. (Accession Date: June 3, 1948) NOTES: [1] March 22-April 10, 1915, this picture was exhibited at the Ehrich Galleries, "Exhibition of Paintings by Gainsborough, Reynolds, Raeburn," New York.

Credit Line

Bequest of John T. Spaulding

about 1795

Dimensions

127 x 101.6 cm (50 x 40 in.)

Accession Number

48.590

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Collections

Europe

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