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    Sale 7806

    Lord St. Helens and Sir William FitzHerbert The Collections of a Diplomat and a Courtier

    22 January 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 555

    Italian School, circa 1800

    Portrait of a young lady as a Sibyl

    Price Realised  

    Italian School, circa 1800
    Portrait of a young lady as a Sibyl
    oil on canvas, unlined
    26½ x 20¼ in. (67.4 x 51.5 cm.)
    in a French Empire-style 19th Century giltwood frame


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    Provenance

    Alleyne FitzHerbert, 1st Baron St. Helens (1753-1839), and by descent to his nephew
    Sir Henry FitzHerbert, 3rd Bt. (1783-1858).


    Literature

    A Catalogue of some of the Pictures at Tissington Hall the seat of Sir William FitzHerbert Baronet, 1859, 'Back Drawing Room - 7 Female Head, said to be by Domenichino.'
    G. Jackson-Stops, 'Tissington Hall, Derbyshire -I', Country Life, 15 July 1976, p. 159, fig. 5
    Nora FitzHerbert, Tissington Hall - Pictures, 1938, 'No. 126. West Drawing Room'


    Exhibited

    Leeds, Exhibition of Works of Art, 1868, no. 413/8 (according to a label on the reverse).
    Derby, Fine Art Exhibition, 1877, no. 405 (according to a label on the reverse).