• Old Masters & 19th Century Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5859

    Old Masters & 19th Century Art

    28 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 98

    Attributed to Mason Chamberlin, R.A. (London 1727-1787)

    Portrait of a gentleman, three-quarter-length, in a grey coat and gold embroidered waistcoat, a folder under his right arm, a tricorn under his left

    Price Realised  

    Attributed to Mason Chamberlin, R.A. (London 1727-1787)
    Portrait of a gentleman, three-quarter-length, in a grey coat and gold embroidered waistcoat, a folder under his right arm, a tricorn under his left
    oil on canvas
    50 x 39¾ in. (127 x 101 cm.)


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    Saleroom Notice

    We are grateful to Hugh Belsey for suggesting an attribution to Mason Chamberlin for this lot. Please note that the sitter has traditionally been identified as Mr Erskine, with provenance:
    Dr Paul Drey.
    Denver Art Museum, U.S.A.
    Please also note that the measurements should read 30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.5 cm.), and not as stated in the catalogue.