1 - 2 September 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 3,250
Follower of Benjamin Hudson
Portrait of a lady in a blue dress; and a companion portrait of her husband, a military officer, wearing red uniform
the first with signature 'B. Hudson' (lower left)
each oil on canvas
each 30½ x 25¼ in. (77.5 x 64.1 cm.), in a painted oval (2)
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The medals on the uniform of the male sitter in the present lot indicate that he served in India, as they are the Indian Mutiny Medal of 1857-58 and the Punjab Medal (1848-49) with two clasps for the battles of Chilianwala and Goojerat.
This lot is offered without reserve.