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    Sale 7806

    Lord St. Helens and Sir William FitzHerbert The Collections of a Diplomat and a Courtier

    22 January 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 583

    Follower of Bartolomé Esteban Murillo

    The Virgin and Child

    Price Realised  


    Follower of Bartolomé Esteban Murillo
    The Virgin and Child
    oil on canvas
    41¼ x 31 in. (104.7 x 78.8 cm.)
    in a mid-18th Century English carved and gilded 'Carlo Maratta' frame

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    After a version of the picture in the Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena (D. Angulo Iñiguez, Murillo, Madrid, 1980, II, p. 155, no. 158, and II, pl. 133).

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    Henry Gally Knight (1786-1848), and by descent to his cousin
    Sir Henry FitzHerbert, 3rd Bt. (1783-1858).


    A Catalogue of some of the Pictures at Tissington Hall the seat of Sir William FitzHerbert Baronet, 1859, 'Front Drawing Room - 9 The Virgin and Child.- Murillo.'
    Nora FitzHerbert, Tissington Hall - Pictures, 1938, 'No. 146. Passage to Best Bedroom.'