• Old Master & 19th Century Pain auction at Christies

    Sale 5860

    Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings & Watercolours

    11 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 57

    English School, 1581

    Portrait of a gentleman, bust-length, in an ochre doublet and lace ruff

    Price Realised  

    English School, 1581
    Portrait of a gentleman, bust-length, in an ochre doublet and lace ruff
    inscribed 'AETATIS 25' (centre left), 'ANNO 1581' (centre right), and inscribed 'REGARDE ST CHRISTOPHE. PUIS - VA - T - EN RASSURE.' (on the frame)
    oil on copper, circular
    2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm.) diam.
    in its original gilt brass frame cast with angel masks and strap work


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