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Study for a portrait of Miss Harris, the Banker's daughter of Plymouth, niece to Mr Bulteel of Lynham House. 1796
Charcoal, touched with red chalk and heightened with white
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Height: 225 millimetres
Width: 190 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- This drawing is in Volume 3 of the Third Series of Downman's 'First Sketches of Portraits of distinguished persons'. For further details see 1936,1116.27.1, and 1967,1014.181-96.
Study for a group portrait with her aunt and cousins (1967-10-14-181.96, 97 and 98). The finished portrait was at one time in the collection of Sir Henry Ponsonby.
A finished portrait of her mother, John Bulteel's sister Catherine Bulteel, before her marriage, is also in the collection (1884.0426.50) from an album of sketches and first ideas by Downman, collected by his daughter Isabella.
This is reproduced by Williamson in John Downman ARA (London, 1907), p.40
A finished portrait from 1779 of 'Mrs Fitzroy (Miss Harris' was lent to the Amateur Art Exhibition held at Carlton House Terrace in May 1893, published in Catalogue of Portraits by John Downman , A.R.A (1760-1824), no.73 by Sir Henry Ponsonby [P&D N.I.9]
- Not on display
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- Acquisition notes
- See Jane Munro, 'John Downman 1750-1824', exhibition catalogue, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, p.77.
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