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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 11

    CIRCLE OF SIR GODFREY KNELLER (LUBECK 1646-1723 LONDON)

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    CIRCLE OF SIR GODFREY KNELLER (LUBECK 1646-1723 LONDON)
    Portrait of James, 4th Earl of Perth, K.T., and 1st Jacobite Duke of Perth (1648-1716), three-quarter-length, dressed in brown silk and with a gold silk wrap and lace jabot, in an interior
    with signature 'G. Knell(er)' (obscured by the frame, lower right)
    oil on canvas
    45 x 35¾ in. (114.5 x 91 cm.)


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    James, 4th Earl of Perth, K.T., and 1st Jacobite Duke of Perth was a Scottish politician at the centre of the Jacobite cause; a member of the Scottish Privy Council and Lord Chancellor of Scotland.
    His eldest daughter, Mary Drummond (1675-1720) married William, 9th Earl Marischal (d.1712) in 1691.

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