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Anne Holroyd (née North), Countess of Sheffield

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Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue

Anne Holroyd (née North), Countess of Sheffield

by Henry Edridge
10 1/2 in. x 7 1/4 in. (267 mm x 184 mm)
NPG 2185a

Inscriptionback to top

Signed, bottom left: Edridge 1798; there is general fading; laid in a plain white window mount.

This portraitback to top

The view of Sheffield Place recurs in the earlier drawing by Edridge of 1795 of Maria Josepha, Sheffield’s eldest daughter (illus. J. H. Adeane, Girlhood of Maria Josepha Holroyd, 1896, f.p.234).

Physical descriptionback to top

In the left distance a view of Sheffield Park from the south east.

Provenanceback to top

By descent at Sheffield Place1 to the 3rd Earl of Sheffield (d. 1909); sold by a legatee, Sotheby's, 22 February 1928, lot 8, bought Meatyard for the NPG.

1 Where listed c.1804 (G. P. Harding, List of Portraits in Various Mansions of the United Kingdom, I, p 10.)

This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Ingamells, National Portrait Gallery: Mid-Georgian Portraits 1760-1790, National Portrait Gallery, 2004, 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.