EQUESTRIAN PORTRAIT OF LADY MERCY MARTER
Lady Mercy Marter (aged 15 or 16), daughter of socialist and social reformer Frances Evelyn Greville, 5th Countess of Warwick.
- Medium: oil on canvas.
- Dimensions: 1.575 x 2.363 m (3.72 m²).
- History: “signed and dated ‘Annie L. Swynnerton 1920’ (lower right)”; exhibited Manchester 1923, “Paintings by Mrs Swynnerton / no. 40.”; Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, Sixtieth Autumn Exhibition, 1934; Christie’s, 8 Nov 1968, “Anonymous sale”; Christie’s, London, 18 Dec 2012, “PETER LANGAN [restauranteur and patron of the arts]: A LIFE WITH ART”, “Lady Mercy Marter (née Greville) (1904-1968) was the daughter of society beauty and socialist Frances Evelyn Greville, 5th Countess of Warwick. She was formerly wife of Basil Dean and Patrick Gamble and wife of Richard Marter,” est. £5,000-£7,000, sold £8,500. All information from Christie’s web site.
- Location: unknown.
SKETCH FOR EQUESTRIAN PORTRAIT OF LADY MERCY MARTER
- Medium: ‘drawing’ (drawing medium not specified).
- Dimensions: ?
- History: Tate Britain; reproduced in Susan Thomson (2018) The Life and Works of Annie Louisa Swynnerton. Warrington: Manchester Art Press.
- Location: Tate Britain.