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Set in the original gold frame with plaited hair border, the reverse with blue glass and collector’s number 77
Jane Gale was the daughter and sole heir of Matthias Gale of Catgill Hall, Cumberland. In 1776 she married her cousin, William Gale (1755-1818) of Conishead Priory, who adopted the additional surname of Braddyll the same year. Braddyll became an MP and Groom of the Bedchamber to George III. Mrs. Braddyll, who also sat to Romney in 1777 and Hoppner in 1788, was painted by Reynolds in 1788, the original for which is in the Wallace collection
|Height||64.00 mm||(2.52 inches)|