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    Sale 12195

    Living With Art

    14 - 15 June 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 43

    British School (18th/19th Century)

    Portrait of John Frere, Esq.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    British School (18th/19th Century)
    Portrait of John Frere, Esq.
    oil on canvas
    30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.5 cm.)


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    John Tudor Frere; Christie's, London, 5 July 1907, lot 13, as J. Hoppner R.A. (145 gns. to the following.).
    with Colnagi's, London.
    with John Levy, New York, from whom acquired in 1916 by
    The Muskegon Museum of Art, Michigan.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF THE MUSKEGON MUSEUM OF ART, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND


    Literature

    Aesthetics, April-July 1916, p. 36, as 'J. Hoppner R.A.'
    W. McKay and W. Roberts, John Hoppner, R.A., London, 1909, p. 89, as 'J. Hoppner R.A.'


    Exhibited

    Baroque & Rococo Prints from the Permanent Collection, Muskegon Museum of Art, April 10-July 24, 2004, as 'J. Hoppner R.A.'
    Muskegon Museum of Art Permanent Collection, Operhall, July 13, 2004-January 16, 2006, and Cooper, 2003-summer 1983, as 'J. Hoppner R.A.'.
    Exploring Ourselves: Portraits in Art, Muskegon Museum of Art, February 12-April 9, 1995, as 'J. Hoppner R.A.'
    Inaugural Exhibition of the Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, summer-September 20, 1916, as 'J. Hoppner R.A.'