4 June 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 6,875
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
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.
(Possibly) London, Royal Academy, 1836, no. 317.
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