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    Sale 12419

    Noble & Private Collections Part II

    3 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 368

    John Russell, R.A. (1745-1806)

    Portrait of Lady Henrietta Elizabeth Cavendish, younger daughter of William, fifth Duke of Devonshire, aged five

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    John Russell, R.A. (1745-1806)
    Portrait of Lady Henrietta Elizabeth Cavendish, younger daughter of William, fifth Duke of Devonshire, aged five
    signed and dated 'Russell R A pt./ 1790' (lower left)
    pastel on paper
    23 x 17 in. (58.5 x 43.2 cm.)


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    Provenance

    The sitter, and by descent to
    Hon. Edward Frederick Leveson Gower.
    Charles Wertheimer.
    Alfred Süssman; Georges Petit, Lair-Dubreil, Paris, 18-19 May 1922, lot 51.
    Lord Granard, and by descent to the present owner.




    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A LADY OF TITLE (LOTS 151 & 364-369)


    Literature

    'Collection de M. Sussmann', La Renaissance de l'art français, V, 1922, p. 354.
    N. Jeffares, Dictionary of pastellists before 1800, online edition.


    Exhibited

    London, Grafton Gallery, 1895, no. 230.
    Paris, 1908a, no. 115, pl. 98.