• The Sunday Sale - Property fro auction at Christies

    Sale 5974

    The Sunday Sale - Property from the Academy of Medical Sciences, removed from 41 Portland Place, W1 and The Robert Harling Collection

    13 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 50

    CIRCLE OF EDWARD PENNY (BRITISH, 1714-1791)

    Portrait of Lt. Col. William Welby of Denton, 2nd or South Battalion, Lincolnshire Militia, High Sheriff of Lincoln (d.1792), small-full-length, his tricorn hat in his right hand and his faithful companion at his side, in an interior

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    CIRCLE OF EDWARD PENNY (BRITISH, 1714-1791)
    Portrait of Lt. Col. William Welby of Denton, 2nd or South Battalion, Lincolnshire Militia, High Sheriff of Lincoln (d.1792), small-full-length, his tricorn hat in his right hand and his faithful companion at his side, in an interior
    oil on canvas
    30 x 24½ in. (76 x 62.2 cm.)


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    We are grateful to Andrew Cormack, Keeper of Visual Arts, Medals and Uniforms at the Royal Air Force Museum, for his assistance with the cataloguing of this lot.

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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Robinson & Fisher, London, 3 April 1924 (as Gainsborough).
    with Leggatt Brothers.
    Christie's London, 17 October 1947, lot 116 (as Zoffany).
    Supplied by Green & Abbott Ltd., Wigmore Street, London 31 October 1950 for £40.