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    Sale 12307

    Old Master and British Paintings

    2 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 147

    Circle of Arthur Devis (Preston, Lancs. 1712-1787 Brighton)

    Portrait of a gentleman, traditionally identified as Robert Banks Hodgkinson, standing small full-length, wearing a red tunic and breeches, with a blue coat

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    Circle of Arthur Devis (Preston, Lancs. 1712-1787 Brighton)
    Portrait of a gentleman, traditionally identified as Robert Banks Hodgkinson, standing small full-length, wearing a red tunic and breeches, with a blue coat
    oil on canvas
    23 ¼ x 16 ¼ in. (59.1 x 41.3 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Mrs Leslie Taylor, 1966.
    Anonymous sale [M.P. Gilbert]; Christie's, London, 23 November 1973, lot 93, as 'A.Devis' (£787 to J. Fielding)
    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, 6 July 1977, lot 15 (£800)