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    Sale 12307

    Old Master and British Paintings

    2 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 99

    French School, early 19th Century

    Portrait of a young man, traditionally identified as Lord Byron, half-length, in a black jacket, red waistcoat and white shirt, in a landscape

    Estimate

    This lot has been withdrawn

    French School, early 19th Century
    Portrait of a young man, traditionally identified as Lord Byron, half-length, in a black jacket, red waistcoat and white shirt, in a landscape
    oil on canvas
    22 ¼ x 18 7/8 in. (56.5 x 47.6 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Satinover Gallery, New York, 1921, as 'Attributed to Vigée Lebrun'.
    Principe Giovanni del Drago, New York, 1922.
    Anonymous sale [The Property of a Lady of Title]; Christie's, London, 5 December 1969, lot 103, as 'Elisabeth Vigée Lebrun' (250 gns.).


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this lot has been withdrawn.


    Literature

    R.R. Tatlock, 'A New Byron Portrait', The Burlington Magazine, VL, December 1924, pp. 254, 256 and 261, illustrated, as Lord Byron by Vigée Lebrun.