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    Sale 7633

    Old Master & British Pictures (Day Sale)

    3 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 173

    John Vanderbank (London 1694-1739)

    Portrait of Miss Rachel Long, three-quarter-length, in a white dress with a yellow mantle, a park landscape beyond

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    John Vanderbank (London 1694-1739)
    Portrait of Miss Rachel Long, three-quarter-length, in a white dress with a yellow mantle, a park landscape beyond
    signed and dated 'Ino Vanderbank fecit 1737.' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    49¼ x 39 3/8 in. (125 x 100 cm.)


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    The sitter was the daughter of Sir James Long, 5th Bt., Member of Parliament for Wiltshire, and his wife The Hon. Henrietta Greville, daughter of Fulke, Lord Brooke. The sitter's elder sister, Miss Doughty Long, was painted by Vanderbank in the same year, and the portrait was sold as the consecutive lot in the Christie's sale in November 1978.

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    Provenance

    Colonel E.P. Awdry, M.C.; (+) Christie's, London, 24 November 1978, lot 78.