Sir Joshua Reynolds, British, 1723-1792 / The Honorable Mrs. Lewis Thomas Watson (Mary Elizabeth Milles, 1767-1818) / 1743-1792Sir Joshua Reynolds, British, 1723-1792
The Honorable Mrs. Lewis Thomas Watson (Mary Elizabeth Milles, 1767-1818)

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Creator Name: Reynolds, Joshua
Creator Nationality: European; British
Creator Role: painter
Gender: M
Creator Active Place: England
Creator Name-CRT: Sir Joshua Reynolds, British, 1723-1792
Title: The Honorable Mrs. Lewis Thomas Watson (Mary Elizabeth Milles, 1767-1818)
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1743
Creation End Date: 1792
Creation Date: 1743-1792
Object Type: Paintings
Classification Term: Oil Paintings
Classification Scheme: AAT
Classification Term: Portraits
Materials and Techniques: Oil paint
Materials and Techniques: canvas
Materials and Techniques: Oil painting
Materials and Techniques: oil on canvas
Dimensions: 50 x 40 in. (127 x 101.6 cm)
AMICA Contributor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 1987.47.2
Credit Line: Bequest of Mrs. Harry Payne Bingham, 1986
Subject Description: Portrait of a woman
Subject Terms: Mary Elizabeth Milles
Subject Terms: Mrs. Lewis Thomas Watson
Context: In 1785 Mary Elizabeth Milles, only daughter and heiress of Richard Milles, married the Hon. Mr. Watson, later second baron Sondes. For this fashionable portrait Reynolds was paid one hundred five pounds in two installments in May and July 1789. It is among his latest works.
AMICA ID: MMA_.1987.47.2
Component Measured: overall
Measurement Dimension: height
Measurement Value: 50
Measurement Unit: in
Measurement Dimension: width
Measurement Value: 40
Measurement Value: 127
Measurement Unit: cm
Measurement Value: 101.6
AMICA Library Year: 2000
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1998

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