• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 256

    MANNER OF BARTOLOMÉ ESTEBAN MURILLO

    The head of St. Peter, looking heavenward, in a feigned oval

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    MANNER OF BARTOLOMÉ ESTEBAN MURILLO
    The head of St. Peter, looking heavenward, in a feigned oval
    oil on canvas
    17 x 14¼ in. (43 x 36 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Almost certainly acquired by Captain Samuel Edward Widdrington, R.N., (formerly Cook) (1787-1856) during his extensive travels throughout Spain between 1829-1832 and 1842 and by descent at Newton Hall.


    Literature

    Inventory and Valuation of the contents of Newton Hall, Felton, Morpeth, Northumberland, The Property of Brigadier General B. F. Widdrington, C.M.G., D.S.O., 1925, p. 121.