Prince Frederick Duleep Singh, Portraits in Norfolk Houses, ed. by the Rev. Edmund Farrer, vol. 1 (Norwich, 1927), p. 216, no. 16.
Connoisseur 88 (December 1931), p. vii, ill.
Bessie Bennett, “A New Setting for Decorative Arts, Art Institute of Chicago Bulletin 30, 1(1936), ill., cover and p. 7.
Art Institute of Chicago, English Doorways and Architectural Woodwork of the Eighteenth Century in the Collection of the Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, 1940), n. p. (ill.).
The Antiquarian Society of the Art Institute of Chicago, A Pictorial Review of Notable Objects in Its Collection and Notes on the Society’s Aims and History (Chicago, 1951), n.p. (ill.).
Helen Comstock, “The Connoisseur in America—Work of the Antiquarian Society of Chicago”, The Connoisseur 130 (October 1952), p. 148.
Art Institute of Chicago, Paintings in the Art Institute of Chicago. A Catalogue of the Picture Collection (Chicago, 1961), p. 59.
Malcolm Warner in Susan Wise and Malcolm Warner, French and British Paintings from 1600 to 1800 in The Art Institute of Chicago. A Catalogue of the Collection (Chicago, 1996), pp. 284-88, ill.
Joseph McMinn, “Images of devotion: Swift and portraits,” Irish Architectural and Decorative Studies. The Journal of the Irish Georgian Society 8 (2005), p. 164, fig. 2.
London, Christie’s, Art Treasures Exhibition, organized by the British Antique Dealers’ Association, 1932, no. 248.
The Art Institute of Chicago, The Antiquarian Society of the Art Institute of Chicago: The First One Hundred Years 1977, no. 325, as British School, Portrait of Richard Gipps (see also under no. 136 of this catalogue)
Probably Richard Gipps (died 1743), West Harling Hall, Norfolk. Sir Edmund Nugent, Bt. (died 1928), West Harling Hall, Norfolk by 1908 [Duleep Singh 1927 descibed it as a portrait of Sir Andrew Fountaine attributed to Richardson]; the portrait, which had been extended on all sides and installed within a carved chimneypiece, passed with the house to the Government Forestry Commission [according to a letter dated 5 December 1933 from Frank Surgey to Bessie Bennett in curatorial file, Department of European Decorative Arts]. Acton, Surgey, London by 1931 [letter cited above and Connoisseur 1931]; sold with the chimneypiece to the Antiquarian Society for presentation to the Art Institute, 1933 (added strips removed from the painting in 1964/65 conservation treatment).
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