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    Sale 5433

    Old Master & British Pictures & Old Master Drawings

    2 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 52

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

    Portrait of a gentleman traditionally identified as George Granville, 1st Baron Lansdowne (1666-1735), bust-length in a brown robe and lace cravat

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Circle of Sir Godfrey Kneller (Lübeck 1646-1723 London)
    Portrait of a gentleman traditionally identified as George Granville, 1st Baron Lansdowne (1666-1735), bust-length in a brown robe and lace cravat
    with indistinct inscription '... created Baron Lansdowne' (on an old hand written label on the stretcher)
    oil on canvas, oval
    29 x 25 in. (73.8 x 63.5 cm.)
    in an early 18th Century carved and gilded English frame


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    Provenance

    Lord John Thynne, of Haynes, Bedford; Christie's London, 1 May 1911, lot 13, (16 gns. to Cohen).