Artist Joshua Reynolds, English, 1723-1792
Title
  • Mrs. Chalmers
Date ca. between 1755 and 1760
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 30 1/4 × 25 inches (76.8 × 63.5 cm)
Framed: 37 × 32 1/8 × 2 5/8 inches (94 × 81.6 × 6.7 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Popular Subscription Fund
Accession Number 26.37
Department European Painting
On View British S361, Level 3 (see map)
1920, (Ehrich Galleries, New York, New York, USA);
by 1922, (Robert C. Vose, Boston, Massachusetts);
1926-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA) [for $10,500]
Loan Exhibition of Paintings selected from the Collection of Messrs. R.C. and N.M. Vose of Boston. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1922, unpaginated. [listed at $15,000.00.]

Hope-Johnstone, C. "Two English Portraits." Bulletin of the DIA 7, no. 7 (1926): p. 73 (ill.).

Heil, W. Catalogue of Paintings in the Permanent Collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1930, cat. 186 (ill.).

Richardson, E.P., ed. Detroit Institute of Arts Catalogue of Paintings. Detroit, 1944, p. 109, no. 186.

Mannings, David. Sir Joshua Reynolds, A Complete Catalogue of His Paintings, 2 vols. New Haven, 2000, vol. I (text), no. 341, p. 127, vol. II (plates), p. 186 (fig. 186).