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    Sale 2176

    Christie's Interiors

    16 - 17 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 110

    Attributed to George Dunlop Leslie (British, 1835-1921), after Gilbert Stuart

    Portrait of George Washington

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    Attributed to George Dunlop Leslie (British, 1835-1921), after Gilbert Stuart
    Portrait of George Washington
    oil on canvas
    30 x 25 in (76.2 x 63.5 cm.)


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    According to a label on the reverse, the present work is a copy by G.D. Leslie, executed in December 1855, from a picture by Gilbert Stuart which was in the possession of Russell Sturgis at that time.

    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    Given by Robert S. Sturgis to Russell and Co., Hong Kong, 1858.
    Dora D. Forbes.
    with Kennedy Galleries, New York.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK COLLECTION
    (LOTS 109-113)