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Vertue, George, 1684-1756.
Mrs. Mary Beale, paintress Beal. fil. pinxit.
[England, between 1720 and 1756?]
1 drawing : port. ; image 14.3 x 11.5 cm., on sheet 18 x 13 cm.
Full inscription in ink, in 18th century hand: "Mrs. Mary Beal. Paintress. Born 16[?]5 ob. 1700. Beale. fil. pinxit. Orig. in posses. Alex G[?] [L[?]." "Orig. in posses...." on fragment paste down in lower right corner. | For an engraving based on this portrait after Charles Beale, refer to Early British portraits, v. iii, p. 67.
Catalogue of Horace Walpole's library / by Allen T. Hazen. New Haven : Yale University Press, 1969, np. 3664
Drawing of Mrs. Mary Beale, English artist.
Purchased by Horace Walpole from Vertue's widow. Sold to Evans at the Strawberry Hill sale, viii.122. Purchased by Wilmarth S. Lewis from Drake, December 1949.
  •  Beale, Mary, 1632-1697 - Portraits.
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Artists - British - Portraits.
  • Ink drawings - British - 18th century.
  • Wash drawings - British - 18th century.
  • Portrait drawings - British - 18th century.
  • Also Listed Under:
  •  Beale, Charles, 1660?-1740, artist.
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