• Christie's Interiors  auction at Christies

    Sale 2235

    Christie's Interiors

    16 - 17 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 159

    After John Singleton Copley

    Portrait of Admiral of the Fleet, Richard Howe, 1st Earl Howe (1726-1799)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    After John Singleton Copley
    Portrait of Admiral of the Fleet, Richard Howe, 1st Earl Howe (1726-1799)
    oil on canvas
    30 x 30 in. (76.2 x 76.2 cm.)


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    The present lot is a copy after the original in the collection of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London.

    Provenance

    Property of the Most Hon. The Marquess of Sligo, removed from Westport House, County Mayo, Ireland: Sale, Christie's London, 24 October 1958, lot 44 (sold for 378 pounds to J. Mitchell).


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK COLLECTION