Lady Hamilton As "Medea", c. 1786

George Romney
The Norton Simon Foundation
© The Norton Simon Foundation

The artist, given ca. 1772-1775 (during his Italian visit) to;
British Consul at Leghorn, sold to;
British family named O’Cluse, Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany (the O’Cluse ancestors purchased the painting in Leghorn, Italy early in the 19th century);
A. Ruck, London, purchased from the O'Cluse heirs through the British Consul General at Frankfurt, then sold 21 September 1926 to;
[Duveen Bros., London, stock no. 28636, sold 1965 to];
Norton Simon Foundation (sale, London, Sotheby’s, 27 June 1973, lot 13, unsold and returned to);
The Norton Simon Foundation.


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