• The Sunday Sale - Property fro auction at Christies

    Sale 5974

    The Sunday Sale - Property from the Academy of Medical Sciences, removed from 41 Portland Place, W1 and The Robert Harling Collection

    13 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 7

    ENGLISH SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY

    Portrait of Sir William Fergusson (1808-1877), seated-half-length, in a black coat and black cravat, his left arm resting on a table

    Price Realised  

    ENGLISH SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY
    Portrait of Sir William Fergusson (1808-1877), seated-half-length, in a black coat and black cravat, his left arm resting on a table
    oil on canvas
    30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.5 cm.)


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    Sir William Fergusson, first Baronet (1808-1877) was a leading surgeon. In 1849 he was appointed Surgeon-In-Ordinary to the Prince Consort, and in 1855 Surgeon-Extra-Ordinary, as well as in 1867 Sergeant-Surgeon to the Queen. (G.T.Bettany, rev. Christopher Lawrence, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography).

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