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    Sale 5905

    Christie's Interiors

    7 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 343

    John Downman, A.R.A. (1750-1824)

    Portrait of Anne Lucy Poulett, Lady Nugent (1790-1848), three-quarter length, seated, in white dress and blue stole, holding a sheet of music, an Irish harp on a pillar behind

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    John Downman, A.R.A. (1750-1824)
    Portrait of Anne Lucy Poulett, Lady Nugent (1790-1848), three-quarter length, seated, in white dress and blue stole, holding a sheet of music, an Irish harp on a pillar behind
    signed and dated 'JDownman/1810' (lower right)
    pencil and watercolour heightened with white
    21½ x 16½ in. (54.5 x 41.8 cm.)


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    Anne Lucy was the 2nd daughter of Lieutenant-General Vere Poulett. She married George Nugent Grenville, Baron Nugent in 1813. There is also an unfinished full-length portrait of the sitter by Sir Thomas Lawrence, P.R.A. (1769-1830).

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