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    Sale 12040

    Interiors

    14 September 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 408

    English School, 17th Century

    Portrait of Peregrine Bertie, 13th Baron Willoughby de Eresby (1555-1601), half-length, in damascened armour, wearing an earring with an eye and two arrows, in a sculpted oval

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    English School, 17th Century
    Portrait of Peregrine Bertie, 13th Baron Willoughby de Eresby (1555-1601), half-length, in damascened armour, wearing an earring with an eye and two arrows, in a sculpted oval
    inscribed: '[...] PEREGRIMUS BARO DE WILLUGHB[...] / [...]NATUS VESALIAE 12 OCTOBRIS A:D[...] / [...]8 OBIT BERVICI A:D: 1601. AETA[...]' (to the reverse)
    oil on canvas, laid down on panel
    25 1/8 x 30 1/8 in. (64 x 76.5 cm.), with later additions of 2 7/8 in. (7.2 cm.) to all edges; in a George II carved and gilded frame surmounted by a coronet
    After the painting at Rockingham Castle, Leicestershire.


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    Provenance

    By descent in the sitter's family to Montague Peregrine Albemarle Bertie, 12th Earl of Lindsey (1861- 1938), of Uffington House, Lincolnshire, and by descent to his daughter,
    Lady Muriel Felicia Vere Barclay-Harvey (1893-1980), Ayton Castle, Berwickshire.