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    Sale 12307

    Old Master and British Paintings

    2 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 84

    Follower of Sir Anthony van Dyck

    Portrait of Robert Bertie, 1st Earl of Lindsey (1582-1642), full-length, standing in armour, a baton in his right hand

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Follower of Sir Anthony van Dyck
    Portrait of Robert Bertie, 1st Earl of Lindsey (1582-1642), full-length, standing in armour, a baton in his right hand
    with the sitter's coat-of-arms and the motto of the Order of the Garter 'HONI.SOIT.QUI.MAL.Y.PENSE' and with identifying inscription 'ROBERT BERTIE EARL of LINDSEY / Slain at the Battle of Edgehill:' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    83 ½ x 46 ½ in. (212 x 118.1 cm.)
    in a gilt and composition pounced frame


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    For a note on the sitter, see lot 83.

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    Provenance

    By descent from the Hon. Charles Bertie (c.1640-1711), of Uffington House, through his great grandson Albemarle, 9th Earl of Lindsey (1744-1818) to his great granddaughter, Lady Muriel Barclay-Harvey (1893-1980).