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    Sale 12040

    Interiors

    14 September 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 402

    Mather Brown (Boston 1761-1831 London)

    Portrait of George Fermor, 3rd Earl of Pomfret (1768-1830), half-length, wearing the uniform of a Captain in the Northamptonshire Militia

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    Mather Brown (Boston 1761-1831 London)
    Portrait of George Fermor, 3rd Earl of Pomfret (1768-1830), half-length, wearing the uniform of a Captain in the Northamptonshire Militia
    signed 'M. Brown' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.5 cm.)


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    Provenance

    By descent through the sitter's family,
    Hesketh sale; Sotheby's, Easton Neston, 17th May 2005, lot 159.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, South Kensington, 29 October 2010, lot 127.


    Literature

    H. Avray Tipping, 'Easton Neston, Northamptonshire, The Seat of Sir Thomas Fermor-Hesketh Bt', Country Life, Vol. XXIV, 14th November 1908, p. 673, illustrated.