Martin Beisly Fine Art

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© 2019 Martin Beisly Fine Art

Angelica Kauffmann, R.A.


John Rushout, 2nd Lord Northwick


Oil on canvas, in a painted oval


24 ¾ x 21 ½ in. (63 x 52 cm.)

31 ½ x 27 in. (80 x 68.8 cm.) (framed)


Painted in Rome in 1794


Commissioned by the sitter, John Rushout,

2nd Lord Northwick (1769-1859), in Rome, 1794.

Phillips, Collection of the late Lord Northwick’s Extensive and Magnificent Collection of Ancient and Modern Pictures… at Thirlestane House, Cheltenham, from 26 July 1859.

George Rushout-Bowles, MP, 3rd Lord Northwick (1811-1887), Burford House, Shropshire

(nephew of the sitter; bought from the sale of his uncle’s collection at Phillips, following his death).

 Thence by family descent to Capt. Edward George Spencer-Churchill (1876-1964).

Christie’s, London, Important English Pictures c. 1550-1880 from the Northwick Park Collection

the property of the late Captain E. G. Spencer-Churchill, M.C., 25 June 1965, lot 94 (252 gns to Masterson).

Harris Masterson III, Houston, Texas.

Sotheby’s, New York, 20 November 1980, lot 31 (from the collection of Harris Masterson).

Chaucer Fine Arts, London, 1986.

Private collection, UK, purchased from the above.

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