N04692 MRS JORDAN AS HYPOLITA IN ‘SHE WOULD AND SHE WOULD NOT’ exh. 1791
Oil on canvas, 30 1/2 × 25 3/16 (76.5 × 63.9)
Bequeathed by Sir Edward Stern to the National Gallery, with life interest to his widow, 1933. Transferred to the Tate Gallery 1979
Prov: Painted presumably for the sitter, and probably passed into the collection of the Earls of Erroll through Elizabeth, the sitter's natural daughter by the Duke of Clarence, who married the 18th Earl of Erroll in 1820, and died in 1856. Purchased from the Earl of Erroll at an unspecified date by Colnaghi's; with Agnew & Son 1899; purchased by Sir Edward Stern 1900.
Exh: R.A. 1791 (440); Agnew & Son 1899 (6); International Exhibition, Paris 1900 (41, illustrated p.89 in I…