Elizabeth Linley and her son, Thomas Sheridan
- Black chalk on lilac coloured paper
On the original backing sheet
- 13 ¾ × 8 ¾ inches · 350 × 222 mm
- Signed and dated ‘B. West 1775’, lower right,
also inscribed verso of backing sheet: ‘Mother and Child – a study from nature’
and signed ‘Benjⁿ West’
- Private collection, USA, to 2017.
- For the portrait see: Helmut Von Erffa and Allen Staley, The Paintings of Benjamin West, New Haven and London, 1986, cat. no.696, p.552;
- Alex Kidson, Earlier British Paintings in the Walker Art Gallery and Sudley House, Liverpool, 2012, pp.238-239.
Private collection, USA