• Old Master & 19th Century Pain auction at Christies

    Sale 5860

    Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings & Watercolours

    11 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 61

    Sir Godfrey Kneller (Lübeck 1646-1723 London)

    Portrait of Lord David Hay (1656-1726) of Belton House, nr. Dunbar, Scotland, half-length, in a brown robe with a fur collar, in a sculpted cartouche

    Price Realised  

    Sir Godfrey Kneller (Lübeck 1646-1723 London)
    Portrait of Lord David Hay (1656-1726) of Belton House, nr. Dunbar, Scotland, half-length, in a brown robe with a fur collar, in a sculpted cartouche
    signed 'G.Kneller' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    30½ x 25 in. (77.5 x 63.5 cm.)


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    Lord David Hay was the son of John Hay, 1st Marquess of Tweeddale and Lady Jane Scott. Belton House was built in 1685.

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    Provenance

    with Doig, Wilson & Wheatley, Ediburgh.