• Christie's Interiors  auction at Christies

    Sale 2190

    Christie's Interiors

    1 - 2 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 188

    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

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    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.

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    This lot is offered without reserve.