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John Singer Sargent: Lady Agnew of Lochnaw  wikidata:Q18344787 
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creator QS:P170,Q155626
John Singer Sargent: Lady Agnew of Lochnaw
Title
Portrait of Lady Agnew of Lochnaw (1865-1932)
Object type painting
Description
Lady Agnew's direct gaze and informal pose, emphasised by the flowing fabric and lilac sash of her dress ensure the portrait's striking impact.
Date 1892
date QS:P571,+1892-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
Medium oil on canvas
medium QS:P186,Q296955;P186,Q4259259,P518,Q861259
Dimensions Height: 127 cm (50 ″); Width: 101 cm (39.7 ″)
dimensions QS:P2048,127U174728;P2049,101U174728
institution QS:P195,Q942713
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NG 1656
Object history
  • Andrew Noel Agnew, a barrister who had inherited the baronetcy and estates of Lochnaw in Galloway, commissioned this painting of his young wife, Gertrude Vernon (1865-1932), in 1892. In his possession until 1925.
  • Bought by National Gallery of Scotland 1925 with funds from the Cowan Smith Bequest
Exhibition history

Royal Academy summer exhibition, Burlington House, Commons-logo.svg, cat.no. 30, as Lady Agnew

  • Royal Academy, London, The One Hundred and Twenty-fifth Exhibition, 1 May-7 August 1893, no. 30
  • Grafton Gallery, London, Fair Women, October-December 1894, no. 132
  • Copley Hall, Boston, Paintings and Sketches by John S. Sargent, 20 February-30 March 1899, no. 1
  • National Portrait Society, London, 1911, no. 51
  • Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Twenty-third Annual International Exhibition of Paintings, 24 April-15 June 1924, no. 73
  • Royal Academy, London, Exhibition of Works by the late John S. Sargent R.A., Winter Exhibition, 14 January-13 March 1926, no. 25
Credit line Purchased with the aid of the Cowan Smith Bequest Fund 1925
Notes Photographed on .
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Source/Photographer Own work by Ad Meskens.
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