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    Sale 5365

    Christie's Interiors

    9 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 41

    Circle of John Closterman (Osnabrück 1660-1711 London)

    Portrait of a gentleman, bust-length, in armour, with a blue sash, in a feigned oval

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    Estimate

    Circle of John Closterman (Osnabrück 1660-1711 London)
    Portrait of a gentleman, bust-length, in armour, with a blue sash, in a feigned oval
    oil on canvas, unframed
    30 x 25 in. (76.3 x 63.5 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Colonel Alexander Ridgeway, Sheplegh Court, Devon, by 1886.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the sitter in the present portrait is King James II (1633-1701), relating to the full-length portrait by Sir Godfrey Kneller in the National Portrait Gallery, London.