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    Sale 5311

    Old Master & British Pictures & Old Master Drawings

    5 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 47

    Circle of Sir Godfrey Kneller (Lübeck 1646-1723 London)

    Portrait of Lady Catherine Manners (b. before 1682-1722), bust-length, in blue bejewelled classical dress, with a yellow wrap, in a feigned oval

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Circle of Sir Godfrey Kneller (Lübeck 1646-1723 London)
    Portrait of Lady Catherine Manners (b. before 1682-1722), bust-length, in blue bejewelled classical dress, with a yellow wrap, in a feigned oval
    oil on canvas
    29½ x 25 in. (75 x 63.5 cm.)


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    Lady Catherine Manners was the daughter of John Manners, 1st Duke of Rutland (1638-1711), and Catherine Wriothesley Noel (d.1733). Around 1692, she married Sir John Leveson-Gower, 1st Baron Gower (c.1674-1709), son of Sir William Leveson-Gower, 4th Bt., and Lady Jane Granville. She died on 7th March, 1722.

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    Provenance

    By descent within the family of the sitter to the present vendor.