[Portrait of Mary Berry] [art original] / G.P. Harding del. 1810.
Harding, G. P. (George Perfect), 1780-1853, artist. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/nr2001012718
1 drawing : watercolor on wove paper ; image 8 x 7 cm, on sheet 14 x 12 cm, mounted to 29.4 x 23 cm
Drawn after a miniature by Anne Mee that was commissioned by Horace Walpole in 1790. Given by Mrs. Anne Damer to Sir Wathen Waller. Later owned by John Hely-Hutchinson, with his bookplate on verso of first flyleaf of volume. Sold Sotheby's, 14 March 1956 (Hely-Hutchinson Sale), lot 584, to Maggs for W.S. Lewis. Mounted on page 35 in Anne Damer's extra-illustrated copy of: Walpole, H. A description of the villa of Mr. Horace Walpole ... Strawberry Hill : Printed by Thomas Kirgate, MDCCLXXXIV . See Hazen, A.T. Bibliography of the Strawberry Hill Press (1973 ed.), no. 30, copy 33. Signed and dated by the artist in lower left corner. Title assigned by cataloger; alternative title from note in ink that incorrectly identifies sitter.
Portrait of Mary Berry; bust length, facing left with head turned towards the viewer; short hair in curls; an oval inside a rectangle.
Miss Agnes Berry
Berry, Mary,--1763-1852,--depicted.--http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n82209464 Damer, Anne Seymour,--1748 or 9-1828--Ownership. Hely-Hutchinson, John Walter,--1882-1955--Ownership. Mee, Anne Foldsone, approximately 1770-1851, artist. Strawberry Hill (Twickenham, London, England)--http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh87002938 Waller, Wathen,--Sir--Ownership.
Portraits. Watercolors--British--19th century.
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Description of the villa of Mr. Horace Walpole ...
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