James Barry

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James Barry
ca. 1800-1805
Black chalk on paper.
4 9/16 x 4 1/4 inches (116 x 109 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan in 1890.

Inscribed on a separate sheet, in pen and brown ink, "This drawing is a likeness of the late Mr. Barry, R.A. who painted the Adelphi, it was made by himself and given to his friend Dr. Edward Fryer M. D."

Edward Fryer; Charles Bampfylde Braham (1822-1884), London; his sister, Frances Elizabeth Anne Braham, Countess Waldegrave (1821-1879), Radstock, Somerset, and Strawberry Hill, Twickenham; on her death the album was returned to her brother and on his death it was sold by Lady Waldegrave's solicitor, R. Macarthur (Macarthurs & Drolling Smith), London, to Sir Edward Lee (1833-1904), London, ca. 1890; Charles Fairfax Murray (1849-1919), London and Florence; from whom purchased through Galerie Alexandre Imbert, Rome, in 1909 by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), New York (no mark; see Lugt 1509); his son J.P. Morgan, Jr. (1867-1943), New York.

On page 36 of the Braham Album compiled by C.B. Braham, a musician, and presented to his sister Frances Countess Waldegrave.

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Fryer, Edward, 1761-1828, former owner.
Braham, Charles Bampfylde, 1823-1884, former owner.
Waldegrave, Frances Elizabeth Anne Braham, Countess, 1821-1879, former owner.
Lee, Edward, 1833-1904, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.
Morgan, J. P. (John Pierpont), 1867-1943, former owner.

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