Owner: Edouard de Rothschild — Paris, France
Collection: (R) Rothschild
Inventory No.: R 57
Kiste Nr. R 11
Kiste Nr. H 5
Artist: Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788)
Medium: Paintings
Title: Bildnis der Lady Hibbert.
Description: Sitzende Dame in Dreiviertelansicht nach links mit weissem Seidenkleid, blauschimmerndem Schal und grossem Hut mit Federbusch auf graugepuderter Lockenfrisur vor Baumbruppe (Baumgruppe).
AGF/Spa Dr.v.I.
Öl auf Lwd.
133 x 101,5 cm
Verbleib: AH.
Provenance and Comments: This painting was removed from one of the Rothschild homes and taken to the Hotel Commodore in Paris and placed under the supervision of Dr. Schiedlausky, as a member of the ERR. The painting was set aside at the Jeu de Paume for Goering to hand over to Hitler. After the Liberation of Paris, it was offered to be part of an exhibit organized by the CRA in 1946.
Archival Sources: RG 260 M1943 Reel 17 NARA; Bundesarchiv, B323/280; RV 7, RV 103, MAEE, Paris, France
Measurements: 133 x 101,5 cm
Transfer place: Hotel Commodore, Paris/Schiedlausky
Transfer date: 1940-10-00
Transfer place: Jeu de Paume
Transfer place: H. G.
Transfer place: Adolf Hitler
Linz No.: 1498
Munich No.: 4263
Repatriated to France? Yes
Repatriation date: 1945-09-20
Restituted? Yes