• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 263

    FOLLOWER OF BARTOLOMÉ ESTEBAN MURILLO

    The hound of Don Andrés de Andrade, chained to a plinth, a landscape beyond

    Price Realised  

    FOLLOWER OF BARTOLOMÉ ESTEBAN MURILLO
    The hound of Don Andrés de Andrade, chained to a plinth, a landscape beyond
    oil on canvas, unframed
    46½ x 38½ in. (118 x 98 cm.)


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    A detail derived from the Portrait of Don Andrés de Andrade y la Cal painted by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617-1682) circa 1665-72 in the Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
    The 1925 Inventory and Valuation of the contents of Newton Hall, Felton, Morpeth, Northumberland, The Property of Brigadier General B. F. Widdrington, C.M.G., D.S.O. mentions a full-length version of the portrait. This version was formerly in the Collection of Sir Arthur Aston (1798-1859), Ambassador in Madrid, 1840-1843.

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    Provenance

    Almost certainly acquired by Captain Samuel Edward Widdrington, R.N., (formerly Cook) (1787-1856) during his extensive travels throughout Spain in 1842 and by descent at Newton Hall, Northumberland.