Elizabeth Ludlow, wife of Phillip Hawkins II
- Country House
- Elizabeth Ludlow, wife of Phillip Hawkins II
- Medium and support
- Oil on canvas
- Overall height: 172 cm, Overall width: 107 cm
- John Vanderbank (1694-1739)
- Catalogue Number
- Signed and dated centre left 'Jo Vanderbank/Fecit./1732'
The Historical Register . . . for the Year 1728, vol. 13, p. 26.1
Judy Egerton, ‘Vanderbank, John (1694–1739)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, 2004, http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/28067 (accessed 25 July 2017).2
George Vertue, ‘Note Books III’, The Walpole Society, vol. 22, 1934, pp. 97–8.3
The inventory of March 1928 describes the present portrait, located in the Dining Room, as ‘Elizabeth Ludlow, wife of Philip Hawkins by J. Vanderbank 1738 and companion picture of Philip Hawkins M.P. B.1700 D.1738, by J. Vanderbank 1738, framed in wall, 72in by 42in’. The correct date, as the inscription on the portraits indicate, is 1732.