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    Sale 5431

    Old Master & British Pictures

    11 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 48

    Attributed to Enoch Seeman (Danzig c. 1694-1744 London)

    Portrait of a lady, traditionally identified as Elizabeth Greville (d.1699), Lady Guilford, half-length, in a blue dress, in a feigned oval

    Price Realised  

    Attributed to Enoch Seeman (Danzig c. 1694-1744 London)
    Portrait of a lady, traditionally identified as Elizabeth Greville (d.1699), Lady Guilford, half-length, in a blue dress, in a feigned oval
    oil on canvas
    29¾ x 25 in. (75.5 x 63.5 cm.)


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    The sitter is traditionally identified as Elizabeth Greville (d. 1699), Lady Guilford, the first wife of Francis, 2nd Baron Guilford. She also sat to Sir Godfrey Kneller, who painted her, three-quarter-length, now in a private collection.

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    Provenance

    The Earls of Guilford, and by descent to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY OF TITLE (LOTS 46-68)