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    Sale 2175

    Old Masters and 19th Century Art

    4 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 25

    Sir Martin Archer Shee, P.R.A. (Dublin 1769-1850 Brighton)

    Portrait of Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey, R.A. (1781-1841), half-length, sketching with a stylus

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    Sir Martin Archer Shee, P.R.A. (Dublin 1769-1850 Brighton)
    Portrait of Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey, R.A. (1781-1841), half-length, sketching with a stylus
    oil on canvas laid down on board
    36½ x 28¼ in. (92.7 x 71.6 cm.)


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    Another portrait of the sitter by Shee, dated to circa 1832, is in the collection of the Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh.

    Exhibited

    (Possibly) London, Royal Academy, 1836, no. 317.