No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
We would like to thank Neil Jeffares, author of Dictionary of Pastellists before 1800 (London, 2006) for attributing the present lot to Mrs. Jane Faden Shurlock, ne Russell, (the artist's granddaughter), wife of Mainwaring Shurlock, of Chertsey. Mainwaring Shurlock was at one time the owner of the portrait mentioned in the catalogue entry of Jane de Courcy from which this image was copied.
By descent in the family; Bukowski's Auction House, Stockholm, Sweden, 16-17 February, 2009, where purchased by the present owner as John Russell.
The estimate to remain at £600-1,000.