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    Sale 5857

    Old Master & British Pictures

    23 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 31

    Anglo-French School, c.1620

    Portrait of a gentleman, traditionally identified as George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham (1592-1628), bust-length, in a red brocade doublet with gold trim and lace ruff

    Price Realised  

    Anglo-French School, c.1620
    Portrait of a gentleman, traditionally identified as George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham (1592-1628), bust-length, in a red brocade doublet with gold trim and lace ruff
    with identifying inscription, 'Villers [sic.] Duke of Buckingham.' (lower left); and with a seal with the motto 'A deo et rege', showing the arms of Charles Stanhope (1753-1829), 3rd Earl of Harrington, with those of his wife Jane, daughter and coheir of Sir John Fleming Bt. (on the reverse of the canvas)
    oil on canvas
    24 1/8 x 19 1/8 in. (61.3 x 48.5 cm.)
    in a 17th Cenutry Anglo-Dutch lutina frame


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    Provenance

    Charles Stanhope, 3rd Earl of Harrington (1753-1829), after 1779.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the estimate for this lot is £6,000-8,000, and not as stated in the catalogue.