Portrait of George Morewood (1720-1792) of Alfreton Park, Derbyshire, full-length, in a green suit with a walking stick
oil on canvas
8112 x 5112 in. (207 x 131 cm.)
The sitter, and by descent to,
R.C.A. Palmer-Morewood; (†) his sale, Christie's 23 November 1984, lot 75, where acquired by the below,
with Leger Galleries, London, where acquired by,
William Stoecker, Chicago.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 18 November 1989, lot 49, where acquired by,
Americans for Oxford, Inc., where acquired by the below,
Private collection, Houston.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 22 May 1997, lot 67, where acquired by the present owner.
M. Postle, 'The Golden Age 1760-1790', The British Portrait 1660-1960, R. Strong ed., Woodbridge, 1991, p. 225.
D.A. Cross, A Striking Likeness: The Life of George Romney, Aldershot, 2000, p. 90.
A. Kidson, George Romney: a complete catalogue of paintings, II, New Haven and London, 2015, p. 417, no. 915, illustrated.
London, Leger Galleries, English Pictures for the Country House: an exhibition of 18th and early 19th century conversation pieces, portraits, and sporting pictures, 30 May-25 July 1986, no. 14.
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