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    Sale 7813

    Glin Castle - A Knight in Ireland

    7 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 34

    James Latham (1696-1747)

    Portrait of a lady, three-quarter-length, seated, in a blue dress and a straw hat, holding a rose

    Price Realised  

    James Latham (1696-1747)
    Portrait of a lady, three-quarter-length, seated, in a blue dress and a straw hat, holding a rose
    oil on canvas
    50 x 40 in. (127 x 101.7 cm.)


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    Although born in Co. Tipperary, Latham received his training in Antwerp, becoming master of the Guild of St. Luke between 1724 and 1725. He established himself as the leading portrait painter in Ireland from the late 1720s to the 1740s, where his sitters included the celebrated Charles Tottenham, M.P. (Dublin, National Gallery).

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    Provenance

    with Thomas Agnew and Sons, London.