• The Manolo March Collection Fr auction at Christies

    Sale 7817

    The Manolo March Collection From Son Galcerán, Mallorca

    28 - 29 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 45

    John Simmons of Bristol (Nailsea c. 1715-1780 Bristol)

    Portrait of Ann Woodforde (1734-1799), half-length, in a grey dress with lace and pearls, and a buff mantle, in a feined oval

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    John Simmons of Bristol (Nailsea c. 1715-1780 Bristol)
    Portrait of Ann Woodforde (1734-1799), half-length, in a grey dress with lace and pearls, and a buff mantle, in a feined oval
    oil on canvas
    30 x 24¾ in. (76.2 x 62.8 cm.)


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    Provenance

    By descent in the sitter's family.
    Anonymous sale; Henry Duke & Son, Dorchester, 2 March 1995, lot 115, as 'Attributed to John Simmons of Bath' (as a pair with the present lot 44).
    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's London, 3 April 1996, lot 73 (as a pair with the present lot 44).


    Exhibited

    Bristol, Art Treasures of the West Country, 1937, no. 72 (lent by Dr. R. Woodforde).