About this artwork

The sitter was possibly Lady Frances Scott (1750-1817), later Lady Douglas. Reynolds had painted a portrait of Lady Frances with her brothers, the 3rd Duke of Buccleuch and Lord Campbell Scott in 1758. It seems that Lady Frances sat again for Reynolds the following year. This picture may be the result of that sitting, and the identification was made on the similarity of the girls in both paintings.

  • artist:
  • title:
    A Little Girl (possibly Lady Frances Scott, later Lady Douglas, 1750 - 1817)
  • date created:
    About 1758 - 1759
  • materials:
    Oil on canvas
  • measurements:
    76.00 x 63.00 cm (framed: 99.50 x 87.10 x 8.70 cm)
  • object type:
  • credit line:
    Purchased 1926
  • accession number:
    NG 1666
  • gallery:
  • photographer:
    Antonia Reeve

Sir Joshua Reynolds

Sir Joshua Reynolds