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    Sale 2175

    Old Masters and 19th Century Art

    4 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 132

    English School, mid-18th Century

    Portrait of an officer, traditionally identified as Admiral Edward Vernon (1684-1757), three-quarter-length, standing by a cannon

    Price Realised  

    English School, mid-18th Century
    Portrait of an officer, traditionally identified as Admiral Edward Vernon (1684-1757), three-quarter-length, standing by a cannon
    indistinctly inscribed '*** for having ***/Royall Navy/Porto Bello/Nov 20 1739' (on the scroll, lower right) and with further inscription 'VERNON No. 16' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    37½ x 45¾ (95.2 x 116.2 cm.)


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