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The Braddyll Family

Reynolds, Joshua (painter)

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The Braddyll Family


Reynolds, Joshua (painter) [ULAN info: British artist, 1723-1792]







Technique Description

oil on canvas


height: 238.1 cm
width: 147.3 cm




given: National Art Collections Fund 1955 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

Lt-Col. Thomas Richmond-Gale-Braddyll (1776-1862); his sale, Christie's, 23 May 1846 (44), bt. Bishop; W.J. Isbell, of Stonehouse; T. Pooly Smyth, of Plymouth, by 1857; Pooly Smyth sale, Christie's, 13 June 1859 (213), bt. in; Rev. W.C. Randoph; Lionel, 2nd Lord Rothschild (d. 1937), Tring Park, by 1899; his nephew, Nathaniel, 3rd Lord Rothschild; given by him to the Lord Baldwin Fund for Refugees, sale at Christie's, 25 May 1939 (256), bt Gooden & Fox; bt. from Gooden & Fox, London, by E.E. Cook, 1939, who bequeathed his collection to the National Art Collections Fund, 1955

From the Ernest Edward Cook collection.


  1. label
    Position: verso
    Content: R.A., Old Masters, 1890, lent Rev. D.C. Randolph, Orford, Wickham Market (Yale House)
  2. label
    Position: verso
    Method: printed with ink addition
    Content: Art Treasures, 1857, (endorsed in ink) Smyth N 1 (this was Manchester)
  3. supporting information
    Position: verso
    Content: Christie's, 25 May 1939, Lord Baldwin's Fund for refugees, presented by Lord Rothschild, no lot number. As from Braddyll coll., 1846; Manchester, 1857, no. 52; coll. T.P. Smyth; R.A., 1890, no. 124; coll. Rev. C.W. Randolph; G. and C., p. 111; Armstrong, p. 196
    Description: exerpt from a sale catalogue


  1. (2005) Treasures of the Fitzwilliam Museum, London: Scala [page: 84]
  2. Graves, A. (1899-1901) A history of the works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.A., [page: 113]
    [comments: reproduced]
  3. (n.d.) Reynolds,
    Source title: Newnes Art Library (
    [comments: pl. 48]
  4. Goodison, J.W. (1967) [Unknown; Illustrated London News; 1960], London [page: 1502]
    Source title: Illustrated London News (1960)
    [comments: reproduced]
  5. Goodison, J.W. (1967) [Unknown; Illustrated London News; 1960], London [page: 871]
    Source title: Illustrated London News (1960)
    [comments: reproduced]
  6. Winter, Carl (1958) The Fitzwilliam Museum, An Illustrated Survey, London: Trianon Press [page: 379]
    [comments: pl. 95]
  7. Goodison, J.W. (1977) Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. III, British School, Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Press [page: 204-205]
    [comments: pl. 15]
  8. Mannings, David (2000) Sir Joshua Reynolds: a complete catalogue of his paintings, New Haven and London [page: 103]
    [comments: Reproduced (black and white) vol.2 fig.1561]

Accession Number

PD.10-1955 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 3805; Input Date: 2000-04-07 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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