Artist John Hoppner, English, 1758-1810
  • Susannah Edith, Lady Rowley
Date ca. 1785
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 30 × 25 inches (76.2 × 63.5 cm)
Framed: 40 × 35 × 3 1/8 inches (101.6 × 88.9 × 7.9 cm)
Credit Line Bequest of Mrs. Horace E. Dodge in memory of her husband
Accession Number 71.171
Department European Painting
On View Fashionable Living: S330.4, Level 3 (see map)
Sir William Rowley, second Bart. [d. 1832] (Tendring Hall, Stoke-by-Nayland, Suffolk, England);
by descent to his daughter, Lady Marianne Sarah Dashwood [d. 1877] (Kirtlington Park, near Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England);
by descent to her second son, Captain George Astley Charles Dashwood [d. 1863] (Wherstead Park, Ipswich, Suffolk, England);
by descent to his son, Lieutenant Charles Edmund Dashwood, J.P. [d. 1935] (Wherstead Park, Ipswich, Suffolk, England);
Baron Eugen de Rothschild (Paris, France);
(Charles Davis, London, England);
April 1926, (P. & D. Colnaghi, London, England);
1927, sold by (Knoedler, New York, New York, USA and London, England);
January 1927, purchased by Alfred W. Erickson (New York, New York, USA);
(Duveen Brothers, New York, New York, USA);
1935, acquired by Anna Thomson Dodge [Mrs. Horace E. Dodge] (Grosse Pointe, Michigan, USA);
1971-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
A Catalogue of the Works of Art of the 18th Century in the Collection of Anna Thompson Dodge. Detroit, 1939, vol. 1: 15–16 (ill.).

Dell, T., et al. The Dodge Collection of 18th Century French and English Art in the Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1996, pp. 216-219, cat. 67 (ill.).

Collars and Cuffs: The Politics of Fashion in European Portraiture 1630–1880. Exh. cat., Art Center, et al. Battle Creek, 2000.

Secrest, Meryle. Duveen: a life in art. New York, 2004, pp. 450–451.