• Christie's Interiors  auction at Christies

    Sale 2190

    Christie's Interiors

    1 - 2 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 152

    Attributed to Nathaniel Hone, R.A. (Dublin 1718-1784 London)

    Portrait of a lady, traditionally identified as Lady Courtenay, bust-length

    Price Realised  

    Attributed to Nathaniel Hone, R.A. (Dublin 1718-1784 London)
    Portrait of a lady, traditionally identified as Lady Courtenay, bust-length
    oil on paper laid down on panel, in a painted oval
    22½ x 18½ in. (57.1 x 47 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Charles Sedelmeyer collection; Sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 16 May 1907, lot 138, as 'Sir Joshua Reynolds'.
    Pellerano collection, Buenos Aires, 1933.
    Augusta de Palanza collection, Buenos Aires, after 1939.
    with Galeria Wilcomb, Buenos Aires, until 1963.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR


    Literature

    A. Graves, Art Sales, London, 1921, III, p. 63, as 'Sir Joshua Reynolds'.