• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 35

    CIRCLE OF CHARLES JERVAS (DUBLIN C.1625-1739 LONDON)

    Portrait of a Rebecca Rutter of Moor Hall, Cheshire, in a white silk dress with a red trim, in a feigned oval

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    CIRCLE OF CHARLES JERVAS (DUBLIN C.1625-1739 LONDON)
    Portrait of a Rebecca Rutter of Moor Hall, Cheshire, in a white silk dress with a red trim, in a feigned oval
    oil on canvas
    28½ x 23½ in. (72.5 x 60 cm.)


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    Rebecca Rutter was the only daughter and heiress of Richard Rutter, Esq. of Moor Hall, Cheshire. She married General Peter-Kyffen Heron of Daresbury Hall, Cheshire on 20 October 1768.

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    Provenance

    By descent to General Peter Heron (1770-1849) of Moor Hall, Cheshire, and to his wife's great-niece, Cecilia Widdrington (née Gregge-Hopwood) who married Shalcross Fitzherbert Widdrington in 1864.


    Literature

    Inventory and Valuation of the contents of Newton Hall, Felton, Morpeth, Northumberland, The Property of Brigadier General B. F. Widdrington, C.M.G., D.S.O., 1925, p. 126.