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    Sale 5858

    Old Masters & 19th Century Works of Art

    10 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 171

    John Opie (Truro 1761-1807 London)

    Portrait of a young boy, half-length, in a green coat, a staff in his left hand

    Price Realised  

    John Opie (Truro 1761-1807 London)
    Portrait of a young boy, half-length, in a green coat, a staff in his left hand
    oil on canvas
    25 x 21 in. (63.5 x 53.4 cm.)


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    We are grateful to Viv Hendra for confirming the attribution to John Opie. He has noted that it is a cut down version of a full size portrait of 50 x 40 in., showing a boy standing in a landscape with a dog (Witt Library B64/258).

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    Provenance

    with Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd., London, no. 1081, 1950. with Historical Portraits, London.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this lot has been withdrawn.