• Old Masters and 19th Century A auction at Christies

    Sale 7842

    Old Masters and 19th Century Art

    30 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 64

    Allan Ramsay (Edinburgh 1713-1784 Dover)

    Portrait of Miss Christian Campbell, half-length, in a white dress and a pink mantle, with pearl clasps, in a feigned oval

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    Allan Ramsay (Edinburgh 1713-1784 Dover)
    Portrait of Miss Christian Campbell, half-length, in a white dress and a pink mantle, with pearl clasps, in a feigned oval
    with identifying inscription 'CHRISTIAN CAMPBELL Ætatis Sue 2[for 1]8. - AD. 1739' (on the reverse of the lining canvas, upper centre, presumably recording an earlier inscription, probably misreading the age 18 for 28)
    oil on canvas
    29½ x 25 in. (74.9 x 63.5 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Hugh Hogarth Jr. (1876-1954), Delvine, Spittalfield by Blairgowerie, and by descent to the present owner.