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    Sale 5365

    Christie's Interiors

    9 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 43

    English School, c.1700

    Portrait of a young boy traditionally identified as John Milton, half-length, in orange and green classical costume and white lace collar, in a painted oval

    Price Realised  

    English School, c.1700
    Portrait of a young boy traditionally identified as John Milton, half-length, in orange and green classical costume and white lace collar, in a painted oval
    oil on canvas
    30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.5 cm.)
    with inscription 'John Milton Painted when he was about ten years of age By Cornelius Jansens 1618 From the Collection of Dr. Wilson A descendant of Milton's family' (on the reverse of the canvas and on the stretcher)
    Hilled with NW 09/05/08
    NW 1,500-2,000 max


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