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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 52

    CIRCLE OF JOHN HAYLS (BRITISH, FL.1651-1679)

    Price Realised  

    CIRCLE OF JOHN HAYLS (BRITISH, FL.1651-1679)
    Portrait of Lady Mary Montgomerie, half-length, in a pink silk dress, with pearl pendant earrings and a pearl necklace, with a mourning bracelet on her right wrist
    oil on canvas
    36¼ x 26½ in. (92 x 67.5 cm.)


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    The sitter is possibly Lady Mary Montgomerie, daughter of Alexander, 8th Earl of Eglinton and Lady Elizabeth Crichton. She married Sir James Agnew of Lochnaw, 4th Bt., in June 1683. She died in 1742 and was buried at Holyrood Abbey, Edinburgh.

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