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    Sale 12307

    Old Master and British Paintings

    2 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 85

    Circle of Michiel Jansz. van Mierevelt (Delft 1567-1641)

    Portrait of Robert Bertie, 1st Earl of Lindsey (1582-1642), bust-length, in armour, with a lace-trimmed collar and silver embroidered blue sash

    Estimate

    Circle of Michiel Jansz. van Mierevelt (Delft 1567-1641)
    Portrait of Robert Bertie, 1st Earl of Lindsey (1582-1642), bust-length, in armour, with a lace-trimmed collar and silver embroidered blue sash
    with identifying inscription 'Rob.t Earl of Lindsey Generall to King Charles the First.' (upper left)
    oil on panel
    27 ½ x 21 ¾ in. (70 x 55.2 cm.)
    in a late 17th Century carved giltwood frame


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    For a note on the sitter, see lot 83.

    Provenance

    By descent through the sitter's grandson, the Hon. Charles Bertie (c.1640-1711), of Uffington House, Lincolnshire, through his great great grandson, Montague Peregrine Bertie, 11th Earl of Lindsey (1815-1899) (recorded in an inventory of August 1889 in the Dining Room), and his son, Montague Peregrine Albemarle, 12th Earl of Lindsey (1861-1938) to the father's daughter, Lady Muriel Barclay-Harvey (1893-1980).