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    Sale 5232

    Old Master & British Pictures

    31 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 25

    Attributed to John Closterman (Osnabrück 1660-1711 London)

    Portrait of Sir William Craven, of Winwick, Northamptonshire (1634-1707), bust-length, in a brown coat and blue mantle, in a feigned oval

    Price Realised  

    Attributed to John Closterman (Osnabrück 1660-1711 London)
    Portrait of Sir William Craven, of Winwick, Northamptonshire (1634-1707), bust-length, in a brown coat and blue mantle, in a feigned oval
    with inscription 'SR.WILLIAM CRAVEN OF WINWICK KNT. BORN A:D: 1634 DIED A:D: 1707.' (upper left)
    oil on canvas
    30 x 25¼ in. (76.3 x 64.2 cm.)


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    Sir William Craven, of Winwick, Northamptonshire, was the eldest son of Sir Thomas Craven, of Appletree-wick, in Craven, North Yorkshire. He married Mary (d.c.1720), eldest daughter and co-heir of George Clerke, of Watford in Northamptonshire.

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