• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 212

    ROBERT CLOTHIER (FL. 1842-1865)

    Price Realised  


    ROBERT CLOTHIER (FL. 1842-1865)
    General Peter Heron, in brown coat, buff waistcoat and breeches, fob-seal tied with blue ribbon at waist, seated in a green and pink striped chair, red curtain and landscape background; together with Mrs Heron, in black mourning dress and cape, black lace gloves, white gauze bonnet, seated in upholstered wooden chair, knitting, a tapestry-covered table with spectacles and horn-handled cane to her right
    on ivory
    she, inscribed on the backing card 'Painted. Likeness for. Miss Heron. May. 1853 by R. Clothier' and signed with monogram CR
    rectangular, 6½ x 4½ in. (160 x 115 mm.), ormolu mounts within wood frames in stamped burgundy leather travelling cases with easel stands (2)

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    General Peter Heron (1770-1849) and his wife Catherine, of Moor Hall, Cheshire, and by descent to his wife's great-niece, Cecilia Widdrington (née Gregge-Hopwood) who married Shalcross Fitzherbert Widdrington in 1864.