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    Sale 5431

    Old Master & British Pictures

    11 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 68

    English School, 19th Century

    Portrait of Charlotte Maria North (d.1909), full-length, in a pink satin dress with blue ribbons, with a miniature doberman, a camelia in her hand, in a landscape

    Price Realised  

    English School, 19th Century
    Portrait of Charlotte Maria North (d.1909), full-length, in a pink satin dress with blue ribbons, with a miniature doberman, a camelia in her hand, in a landscape
    signed with initials 'S.F.C.H.' (lower right)
    oil on canvas, unlined
    94 x 54¼ in. (238.7 x 57.8 cm.)
    in a carved and gilded running pattern frame


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    The sitter was the third daughter of the Rev. the Hon. William Eden, and wife of Dudley, Lord North (1829-1860), son of Francis, 6th Earl of Guilford. After the death of her husband, Charlotte Maria married secondly Maj. A.G. Dickson, 13th Lt. Dragoons, M.P. Dover. Her first son by Lord North, Dudley Francis, became the 7th Earl.

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    Provenance

    The Earls of Guilford, and by descent to the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    We are grateful to Sir John Guinness for drawing our attention to Farrer's catalogue of portraits of the North family, in which the present portrait is attributed to George Clarke, presumably George Frederick Clarke (fl. 1834-1870).


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY OF TITLE (LOTS 46-68)