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Lady Hamilton as "Serena" Reading a Newspaper

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George Romney

British, 1734-1802

Lady Hamilton as "Serena" Reading a Newspaper, 1782-1786 or 1791

oil on canvas

overall: 35 1/2 x 27 3/8 inches (90.17 x 69.53 cm)

Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York

Seymour H. Knox Fund, through special gifts to the fund by Mrs. Marjorie Knox Campbell, Mrs. Dorothy Knox Rogers and Mr. Seymour H. Knox, Jr., 1945


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given to William Hayley by the artist, 1798;
given to Hayley's cousin and legatee, Captain G. Godfrey;
sold by Godfrey's grandson, Mr. Knight Watson, at auction, London, 1888;
Thomas Agnew and Sons, London;
collection of J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), New York, by 1895;
Knoedler & Co., New York;
purchased from Knoedler & Co. by Albright Art Gallery, May 28, 1945



Work Type

Oil painting

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