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    Sale 5936

    The Country House Sale - Property of the 14th Earl of Kintore & The Collection of the Late Bernard Lyons, C.B.E.

    18 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 72

    ENGLISH SCHOOL, EARLY 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    ENGLISH SCHOOL, EARLY 18TH CENTURY
    Portrait of William Cookson (d.1743), bust-length, in a purple silk wrap with inscription and date 'Fs.Meheu/1764' (on the reverse) and with identifying inscription 'William Cookson/(brother of J.C.Vicar/of Leeds) born 1669/married Susannah Idle/in 1701, and was presented/on that occasion with/the (?) bowl/by his Father William.../settle in Leeds/from Settle' (on an old label on the stretcher)
    oil on canvas, oval

    30 x 25 in. (77 x 64 cm.)


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