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    Sale 5311

    Old Master & British Pictures & Old Master Drawings

    5 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 122

    SIR GODFREY KNELLER (LüBECK 1646-1723 LONDON)

    PORTRAIT OF SIR NICHOLAS PELHAM (C.1650-1739), SEATED, THREE-QUARTER-LENGTH, IN A GREY ROBE, BY A DRAPED TABLE WITH A LETTER

    Price Realised  

    SIR GODFREY KNELLER (LüBECK 1646-1723 LONDON)
    PORTRAIT OF SIR NICHOLAS PELHAM (C.1650-1739), SEATED, THREE-QUARTER-LENGTH, IN A GREY ROBE, BY A DRAPED TABLE WITH A LETTER
    SIGNED AND DATED 'KNELLER BARONET. F: 1721' (LOWER LEFT) AND INSCRIBED 'TO SIR NICHOLAS PELHAM ESQR. KNELL F. 17...' (LOWER LEFT, ON THE LETTER)
    OIL ON CANVAS
    50 X 40 IN. (127 X 101.6 CM.)


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    SIR NICHOLAS PELHAM WAS THE SON OF SIR THOMAS PELHAM, 2ND BT. AND MARGARET VANE, AND MARRIED JANE HUXLEY (D.1742), DAUGHTER OF JAMES HUXLEY, MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT FOR SUSSEX.

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