18 March 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 4,750
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
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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