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    Sale 5232

    Old Master & British Pictures

    31 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 104

    J. Sutton (Cockermouth fl. 1798-1824)

    Portrait of a young girl, half-lengh in a white dress with a blue sash, a book in her right hand, in a landscape; and Portrait of a young girl, half-lengh, in a white dress with a blue sash, roses in her hands, in a landscape

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    J. Sutton (Cockermouth fl. 1798-1824)
    Portrait of a young girl, half-lengh in a white dress with a blue sash, a book in her right hand, in a landscape; and Portrait of a young girl, half-lengh, in a white dress with a blue sash, roses in her hands, in a landscape
    both signed and dated 'J. Sutton pinx 1798' (the former lower left and the latter lower left and lower right)
    oil on canvas
    30 x 25 in. (76 x 63.5 cm.)
    a pair (2)


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    J. Sutton is known to have been active from 1798, the date of the present pair of portraits, until 1824. He came from the Georgian market town of Cockermouth, on the edge of the Lake District and home of Wordsworth House.

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