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    Sale 5431

    Old Master & British Pictures

    11 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 149

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

    Portrait of a lady, half-length, in an oyster satin dress with a blue wrap, in a feigned oval

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Circle of Michael Dahl (Stockholm ?1659-1743 London)
    Portrait of a lady, half-length, in an oyster satin dress with a blue wrap, in a feigned oval
    oil on canvas
    30 x 25 in. (76.3 x 63.5 cm.)


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    Womersley Hall is situated four miles from Pontefract, Yorkshire. It is linked back to the establishment of Pontefract Castle by Ilbert de Lacy in 1080. In the mid-18th Century the Estate came into the possession of the Hawke family, and with the the marriage of Cassandra Harvey-Hawke to the 4th Earl of Rosse in 1870, passed to the Rosse family of Birr, Ireland.

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    Provenance

    Womersley Hall; Tennants, North Yorkshire, 24 November 2004, lot 1171.