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    Sale 7555

    Scottish Art The Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

    23 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 10

    Scottish School, 18th Century

    Portrait of John Keith, 3rd Earl of Kintore (c. 1699-1758), three-quarter-length, in a brown coat and a red mantle, in a landscape

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Scottish School, 18th Century
    Portrait of John Keith, 3rd Earl of Kintore (c. 1699-1758), three-quarter-length, in a brown coat and a red mantle, in a landscape
    with inventory number '32' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    45 x 36 in. (114.3 x 91.5 cm.)
    In a contemporary running pattern frame


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    The sitter was the eldest son of William, 2nd Earl of Kintore and his wife Catherine, daughter of David Murray, 4th Viscount Stormont. In August 1729, he married Mary, daughter of the Hon. James Erskine, but died without an heir in 1758 and was succeeded by his brother, William, 4th Earl of Kintore.

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    Provenance

    By descent in the sitter's family to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF THE 14TH EARL OF KINTORE