• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 175

    HENRY WEIGALL (BRITISH, 1829-1925)

    Portrait of Shalcross Fitzherbert Widdrington (formerly Jacson) (1826-1917), bust-length, in a dark coat and Portrait of Cecelia Widdrington, née Gregge- Hopwood, bust-length, with ribbon in her hair and a white lace shawl

    Price Realised  

    HENRY WEIGALL (BRITISH, 1829-1925)
    Portrait of Shalcross Fitzherbert Widdrington (formerly Jacson) (1826-1917), bust-length, in a dark coat and Portrait of Cecelia Widdrington, née Gregge- Hopwood, bust-length, with ribbon in her hair and a white lace shawl
    oil on canvas
    24½ x 20¾ in. (62.2 x 52.7 cm.)
    Circa 1868, in the original carved giltwood frames
    a pair (2)


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    Shalcross Fitzherbert Jacson inherited the Newton Hall estate in 1856, when he assumed the Widdrington name. He married Cecelia Gregge-Hopwood of Hopwood Hall, Lancashire, on 20 April 1864.

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    Literature

    Inventory and Valuation of the contents of Newton Hall, Felton, Morpeth, Northumberland, The Property of Brigadier General B. F. Widdrington, C.M.G., D.S.O., 1925, p. 133.