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    Sale 12040

    Interiors

    14 September 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 407

    Manner of Hans Eworth

    Portrait of Richard Bertie (ca. 1517-1582), bust-length, in an embroidered doublet and plumed hat

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    Estimate

    Manner of Hans Eworth
    Portrait of Richard Bertie (ca. 1517-1582), bust-length, in an embroidered doublet and plumed hat
    with inscription 'RIC. BERTIE. AS=E.30.Ao.D.1548' (upper left), with the sitter's coat of arms and motto 'LOYAULTE ME OBLIGE' (upper left) and 'CENDRE> BIEN> DISGVISE./TOVTESFOIS CENDRE.' (upper right)
    oil on canvas
    27 1/8 x 24 ¼ in. (69 x 61.6 cm.); in a late 17th century carved and gilded 'bunched fruit' frame
    After the painting at Grimthorpe Castle, Lincolnshire.


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    Provenance

    By descent in the sitter's family to Montague Peregrine Albemarle Bertie, 12th Earl of Lindsey (1861- 1938), of Uffington House, Lincolnshire, and by descent to his daughter,
    Lady Muriel Felicia Vere Barclay-Harvey (1893-1980), Ayton Castle, Berwickshire.