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Artist
John Singleton Copley, American, 1738–1815
Title
Portrait of Mrs. Joseph Henshaw (Sarah Henshaw, 1736–1822)
Date
c. 1770
Medium
Pastel on paper, mounted on linen
Dimensions
24 × 17 3/4 in. (61 × 45.1 cm)
Credit Line

The Bayou Bend Collection, gift of Miss Ima Hogg

Current Location
The Audrey Jones Beck Building
107 KILROY GALLERY
Accession Number
B.54.25
Classification
Drawings, Pastels & Watercolors
Provenance

The sitter; descended in family to sitter's great, grand-nephew, Dr. J. McLean Hayward; to Sidney W. Hayward, Wayland, Mass., until about 1936; to Herbert Lawton, until 1937; sale, American Art Association, Anderson Galleries, N.Y. The American Collection of Herbert Lawton, April 2-3, 1937, no.345; to Mr. and Mrs. Luke Vincent Lockwood, New York, until 1954; sale, Seventeenth-Eighteenth Century American Furniture and Paintings, The Celebrated Collection formed by the Late Mr. and Mrs. Luke Vincent Lockwood," Parke-Bernet, May 13-15, 1954, lot 453; to Miss Ima Hogg, in 1954.