Early Georgian Portraits Catalogue
John Ward (1679?-1758), Biographer and antiquary
1) Exhibited 'Paintings and Drawings by Allan Ramsay', RA 1964 (18). Purchased 1974; formerly in the Loveday family through Mrs Abigail Goodwin, whose daughter married John Loveday; Mrs Goodwin was a cousin-once-removed of Dr Ward and his residuary legatee.
This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Kerslake, Early Georgian Portraits, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1977, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.