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    Sale 7575

    Old Master and British Pictures

    25 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 82

    Michael Dahl (Stockholm 1656/9-1743 London)

    Portrait of a lady, traditionally identified as Frances Whitelocke (1614-1649), daughter of William, Lord Willoughby of Parham, three-quarter-length, in a yellow dress with a blue shawl, beside a column, a landscape beyond

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    Michael Dahl (Stockholm 1656/9-1743 London)
    Portrait of a lady, traditionally identified as Frances Whitelocke (1614-1649), daughter of William, Lord Willoughby of Parham, three-quarter-length, in a yellow dress with a blue shawl, beside a column, a landscape beyond
    with identifying inscription on the reverse
    oil on canvas
    50 x 40 in. (127 x 101.5 cm.)


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    While traditionally identified as Frances, second wife of Sir Bulstrode Whitelocke (1605-1675) (see previous lot), this painting, executed by Michael Dahl, dates to the late 17th, or early 18th century, and is therefore likely to represent another member of the family.

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    Provenance

    Caynham Court, Ludlow.
    with Agnew's, London.
    A.C. Raphael (according to labels on the stretcher and frame).
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 8 April 1998, lot 11, as a pair.