• Old Master & 19th Century Pain auction at Christies

    Sale 2282

    Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings, & Watercolors

    27 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 228

    David Morier (Berne c. 1705-1770 London)

    An equestrian portrait of His Royal Highness, Edward Augustus, Duke of York and Albany (1739-1767), attended by his Equerry Sir William Boothby and Richmond, his Groom, along a wall with a landscape beyond

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    David Morier (Berne c. 1705-1770 London)
    An equestrian portrait of His Royal Highness, Edward Augustus, Duke of York and Albany (1739-1767), attended by his Equerry Sir William Boothby and Richmond, his Groom, along a wall with a landscape beyond
    oil on canvas, unframed
    16½ x 21 in. (42 x 53.3 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 17 June 1929, lot 107, as 'Sir J. Reynolds with horses painted by D. Morier' (50 gns to Leger).
    with Ehrich Galleries, New York.
    Mrs. Whitelaw Reid, Purchase, New York, 1935.
    Mrs. George E. Ruppert; (+) Parke-Bernet, New York, 18 October 1958, lot 171, as 'Sir Joshua Reynolds and David Morier'.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THIS LOT IS SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE


    Literature

    O. Millar, The Later Georgian Pictures in the Collection of Her Majesty the Queen, London, 1969, text, p. 100-101, cited under 1014.