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    Sale 12040


    14 September 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 435

    Follower of Sir Henry Raeburn

    Portrait of Professor John Hunter (1745-1837)

    Price Realised  


    Follower of Sir Henry Raeburn
    Portrait of Professor John Hunter (1745-1837)
    oil on canvas
    50 x 40 1/8 in. (127 x 102 cm.)

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    This work relates to a bust-length portrait of John Hunter, attributed to Samuel MacKenzie (1785-1847), in the collection at St. Andrews University, Scotland.

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    Major R. H. Barton
    with Frost and Reed, London.
    with Anderson Galleries, Chicago.
    Anonymous Sale Sothebys New York, 18 March 1961, lot 281, where purchased by Museo d'arte de Ponce.