Margaret, Lady Poulett, signed oil on canvas, 50-1/8 x 40-1/8 in.; gilt wood frame, 63-3/4 x 54 in.Note:
This is a version of Romney's half length of Mrs .Margaret Smith (Kidson 1203), who in later life (in 1816) married as her second husband the 4th Earl of Poulett. The first version was recently sold to the Art Institute of Chicago
This painting with be added as another version (1203 d.) in the upcoming addendum to Kidson, Alex. George Romney. A Complete Catalogue of His Paintings. 3 Vols. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014.
Brunk Auctions would like to thank Alex Kidson for his assistance with this painting.
Provenance: Estate of Ben Smith, Newnan, Georgia
yellowed varnish, surface dirt, tear at bottom center, draw crackle, some retouch; wear to frame
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