Joshua Reynolds. George Townshend, 4th Viscount Townshend
(British, 1723 - 1792)
George Townshend, 4th Viscount Townshend c 1779-1784
oil on canvas
237.5 x 146.1 cm
© 2001 Art Gallery of Ontario
By descent to 6th Marquess Townshend; (His sale, Christies, London, 5 March 1904, lot 89); Asher Wertheimer; Lady Townshend. (Thomas Agnew & Son, London); Purchase 1948 Art Gallery of Toronto
 Gap in provenance from Lady Townshend to 1948
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