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    Sale 7464

    Un hôtel particulier du Faubourg Saint-Germain The Collection of The Marquis and Marquise de Ravenel

    21 - 22 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 208

    Attributed to Maria Spilsbury Taylor (London 1776-1820 Dublin)

    Group portrait of a lady and gentleman and their son, with a spaniel, in an interior

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    Attributed to Maria Spilsbury Taylor (London 1776-1820 Dublin)
    Group portrait of a lady and gentleman and their son, with a spaniel, in an interior
    oil on canvas
    23½ x 19 in. (59.6 x 48.2 cm.)


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    Maria Taylor was the daughter of Jonathan Spilsbury, an engraver. She exhibited at the Royal Academy between 1972 and 1794, and again between 1799 and 1808. She moved to Ireland after her marriage to John Taylor in 1809, and exhibited at the Hibernian Society in 1813 and 1814. For further information on the artist see C. Yeldham, 'A Regency Artist in Ireland: Maria Spilsbury Taylor (1776-1820)', The Journal of the Irish Georgian Society, VIII, 2005, pp. 187-219.

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