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    Sale 5367

    Christie's Interiors

    30 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 804

    Sir Herbert James Gunn, R.A. (1893-1964)

    Portrait of Sir Eustace Ralph Pulbrook (1881-1953), seated half-length, in a blue three-piece suit

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    Sir Herbert James Gunn, R.A. (1893-1964)
    Portrait of Sir Eustace Ralph Pulbrook (1881-1953), seated half-length, in a blue three-piece suit
    signed and dated 'James Gunn 43' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    35¾ x 28 in. (90.8 x 71.1 cm.)


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    Sir Eustace Pulbrook was the youngest elected Chairman of Lloyd's as well as the longest serving. This portrait was commissioned to commemorate his knighthood in 1943.

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