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    Sale 5431

    Old Master & British Pictures

    11 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 54

    Circle of Michael Dahl (Stockholm ?1659-1743 London)

    Double portrait of Dudley North, with his sister Anne, full-length, the former in a red velvet coat and blue wrap, the latter seated in a yellow dress with a spaniel, a landscape beyond

    Price Realised  

    Circle of Michael Dahl (Stockholm ?1659-1743 London)
    Double portrait of Dudley North, with his sister Anne, full-length, the former in a red velvet coat and blue wrap, the latter seated in a yellow dress with a spaniel, a landscape beyond
    oil on canvas, unlined, unframed
    66 x 45 in. (167.7 x 114.3 cm.)


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    Dudley North and his sister Anne North were the children of Sir Dudley North (1641-1691). Dudley, subsequently known as Dudley North of Glemham (1684-1729; see lot 52) served as MP for Suffolk and Oxford, and married Catherine, daughter of Elihu Yale (see lot 53). Anne was subsequently the wife of the Hon. Nicholas Herbert.

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    Provenance

    The Earls of Guilford, and by descent to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY OF TITLE (LOTS 46-68)