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    Sale 5929

    The Sunday Sale - Property of the Late Monty Lewis, removed from Hyver Manor & Property of the Late Dr. William Lindsaygordon

    29 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 73

    FOLLOWER OF JOHN MICHAEL WRIGHT

    Price Realised  

    FOLLOWER OF JOHN MICHAEL WRIGHT
    Portrait of King Charles II (1630-1685), bust-length, wearing the Order of the Golden Fleece, a red sash, and draped with a blue velvet wrap, in a feigned oval
    with inscription 'Bellurdine 1670' (lower right) and with further inscriptions 'King Charles 2d 1668/Sir George Harmage. Baronet 1st/at Belleurdine/this 17 th day August.1822/For George Harnage. Baronet 2nd Belluerdine/this January 3rd 1845' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    30¼ x 25¼ in. (77 x 64 cm.)


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    According to inscriptions on the reverse, the present portrait belonged to a George Harnage, 1st Bt. In 1821, George Blackman (1767-1836) was styled as Sir George Harnage upon inheriting the baronetcy of Belleswardine, Shropshire. George Harnage, 2nd Bt., was a Commander in the Royal Navy at Leighton, Shropshire.

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    Provenance

    George Harnage, 1st Bt., Belleswardine, Shropshire, and thence by descent to his son, George Harnage, 2nd Bt. (according to an inscription on the reverse).