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    Sale 5746

    The Roger Warner Collection - Part I

    20 - 21 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 251

    FOLLOWER OF ROBERT PEAKE

    Price Realised  

    FOLLOWER OF ROBERT PEAKE
    Portrait of a young gentleman, head and shoulders, in a black doublet and a lawn collar
    with indistinct inscription 'Prince Rufus (?) at the age of 18 years' (to a label on the reverse)
    oil on panel
    22 x 17 in. (55.8 x 43.3 cm.)


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    The 6th Lord Chandos of Sudeley allied himself with the Royalist cause during the English Civil War and allowed Sudeley Castle to be used by Prince Rupert (1619-1682), nephew of King Charles I and commander of the King's forces, as his command post.

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    Provenance

    The Dent-Brocklehurst family, Sudeley Castle, Gloucestershire.
    Purchased by Roger Warner at Young & Gilling's Sudeley Castle house sale, 7 June 1975.