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    Sale 5936

    The Country House Sale - Property of the 14th Earl of Kintore & The Collection of the Late Bernard Lyons, C.B.E.

    18 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 2

    CIRCLE OF GEORGE JAMESONE (SCOTTISH, 1586-1644)

    Price Realised  

    CIRCLE OF GEORGE JAMESONE (SCOTTISH, 1586-1644)
    Portrait of a lady, bust-length, in mourning dress and cap, with a lace collar and pearl pendant earring and bejewelled necklace at her corsage
    with inscribed numerals '45' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    23¾ x 18 in. (60.5 x 45.7 cm.)


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    The sitter of the present portrait is uncertain, though a later label to the reverse suggests 'Anne Marchioness Hamilton'. A known portrait of Lady Anne Cunningham, Marchioness of Hamilton (d.1647), is in the Collection of Lennoxlove House, East Lothian.

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    Exhibited

    Aberdeen Archaeological Exhibition, 1859.