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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 4

    CIRCLE OF GEORGE JAMESONE (SCOTTISH, 1586-1644)

    Price Realised  

    CIRCLE OF GEORGE JAMESONE (SCOTTISH, 1586-1644)
    Portrait of Lady Margaret Ogilvy and her son, John Keith, later 1st Earl Kintore as a child, bust-length, she in a black dress with a white lace collar, he in a red coat and white ruff
    inscribed and dated 'Anno 1625/etaris 48.' (centre left) and with indistinct inscription (centre right)
    oil on canvas
    26 x 21 in. (66 x 53.3 cm.)


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    Lady Margaret Keith, née Ogilvy, was the second wife of George, 5th Earl Marischal (d.1623). The date on the present portrait of 1625 would seem to fit with the sitter being portrayed in mourning dress with her eldest son, John Keith, later 1st Earl Kintore.

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