• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 39

    ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN DOWNMAN (BRITISH, 1750-1824)

    Portrait of Lieutenant Colonel Samuel Cook (d. 1800), of the 8th King's Royal Regiment of Irish Light Dragoons, small-bust-length

    Price Realised  

    ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN DOWNMAN (BRITISH, 1750-1824)
    Portrait of Lieutenant Colonel Samuel Cook (d. 1800), of the 8th King's Royal Regiment of Irish Light Dragoons, small-bust-length
    oil on canvas
    9½ x 8¼ in. (24 x 21 cm.)


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    Lieutenant Colonel Samuel Cook went with his regiment to the Cape of Good Hope in 1797 and died there in 1800.

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    Literature

    Inventory and Valuation of the contents of Newton Hall, Felton, Morpeth, Northumberland, The Property of Brigadier General B. F. Widdrington, C.M.G., D.S.O., 1925, p. 123.