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    Sale 12307

    Old Master and British Paintings

    2 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 82

    English school, circa 1620

    Portrait of Peregrine Bertie, 13th Lord Willoughby de Eresby (1555-1601), full-length, in gilt-damascened half armour, a baton in his right hand

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    English school, circa 1620
    Portrait of Peregrine Bertie, 13th Lord Willoughby de Eresby (1555-1601), full-length, in gilt-damascened half armour, a baton in his right hand
    with identifying inscription 'Peregrine Bertie Lord / Willughby of Eresby / Borne anno Domini / 1555', with the sitter's coat of arms and motto 'LOYAULTE / ME / OBLIGE' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    76 5/8 x 44 3/8 in. (195 x 112.8 cm.)
    in a gilt and composition pounced frame


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    For a note on the sitter, see lot 81.

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    Provenance

    By descent from the Hon. Charles Bertie (c.1640-1711), of Uffington House, Lincolnshire, through his great great grandson, Montague Peregrine Bertie, 11th Earl of Lindsey (1815-1899) (recorded in an inventory of August 1889 in the Dining Room), and his son, Montague Peregrine Albemarle, 12th Earl of Lindsey (1861-1938) to the father's daughter, Lady Muriel Barclay-Harvey (1893-1980).