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    Sale 2175

    Old Masters and 19th Century Art

    4 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 103

    Gilbert Stuart (North Kingston, RI 1755-1828 Boston)

    Portrait of Thomas Dawson, 1st Viscount Cremorne (1725-1813), half-length, in a brown coat

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Gilbert Stuart (North Kingston, RI 1755-1828 Boston)
    Portrait of Thomas Dawson, 1st Viscount Cremorne (1725-1813), half-length, in a brown coat
    oil on canvas
    36¼ x 28½ in. (92.1 x 72.4 cm.)


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    Provenance

    By inheritance through the barony of Cremorne to Richard Thomas Dawson, second Lord Cremorne (1788-1827).


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of the Montclair Art Museum, sold to benefit the Acquisition Endowment Fund


    Literature

    L. Park, Gilbert Stuart, New York, 1926, I, p. 254-5, no. 208.


    Exhibited

    (Possibly) London, Royal Academy, 1785, no. 176, as 'Portrait of a Nobleman'.