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    Sale 5900

    Christie's Interiors

    27 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 233

    Daniel Gardner (1750-1805)

    Portrait of a gentleman, thought to be Edward Madden Esq, half-length, wearing a black cloak, standing by a column

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    Daniel Gardner (1750-1805)
    Portrait of a gentleman, thought to be Edward Madden Esq, half-length, wearing a black cloak, standing by a column
    inscribed 'Ned Madden Esq' (on the backboard)
    pencil, pastel and bodycolour
    10½ x 8½ in. (26.7 x 21.6 cm.)


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    The sitter is believed to be Edward Madden of Dublin (1739-1829), eldest son of John Madden of Kitterman, Enniskerry Co. Wicklow, from his marriage with Anna Lee of Macclesfield.

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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 14 December 1917, lot 92 (£94). Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 7 March 1992, lot 50.