The Concert Designer: John Vanderbank the Elder (British, active 1689–1717)

ca. 1700

European Art

Not on view

White wool and silk


210 × 109 in. (533.4 × 276.9 cm)

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Gift of Esther Slater (Kerrigan Welles?) in memory of her great-grandfather, Samuel Slater, a founder of the textile industry in the United States

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17th–18th century


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per YUAG Bulletin (1931): possibly from the Collection of Lord Orford (Robert Walpole), Houghton Hall, England (before 1745); by descent to his grandson (until 1779); Collection of Catherine the Great, St. Petersburg, Russia (1779)...probably from the Collection of Mrs. Arthur Grenfell (after 1912); Collection of Lady Sackville and Hon. H. D. McLaren, Knole, England (after 1912–until 29 June 1923, when sold at Brighton); French & Co., New York City (1928); Collection of Mrs. Esther Slater Kerrigan, Oyster Bay, Long Island, NY (1928–1941);Yale University Art Gallery (1941–present)
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