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    Sale 5430

    Old Master & British Pictures

    23 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 148

    After Sir William Beechey

    The Fortune Teller

    Price Realised  

    After Sir William Beechey
    The Fortune Teller
    oil on canvas
    24½ 16 7/8 in. (62.2 x 42.8 cm.)
    in an English 18th Century carved and pierced frame


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    After the picture exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1786 (no. 16.B.), engraved by Young in 1792, later in the collection of Sir H. Hughes-Stanton.

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