• Old Master & 19th Century Pain auction at Christies

    Sale 5860

    Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings & Watercolours

    11 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 159

    Sir Thomas Lawrence, P.R.A. (Bristol 1769-1830 London)

    Portrait of William Morgan, F.R.S. (1750-1833), three-quarter-length, in a brown suit, seated in a red armchair, in an interior

    Price Realised  

    Sir Thomas Lawrence, P.R.A. (Bristol 1769-1830 London)
    Portrait of William Morgan, F.R.S. (1750-1833), three-quarter-length, in a brown suit, seated in a red armchair, in an interior
    oil on canvas
    50½ x 40 in. (128.3 x 101.6 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Probably commissioned by the Equitable Life Assurance Society.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF THE EQUITABLE LIFE ASSURANCE SOCIETY (LOT 159)


    Literature

    Lord Ronald Sutherland Gower, Sir Thomas Lawrence, London, 1900,
    p.158.
    Sir Walter Armstrong, Lawrence, 1913, p.153.
    Kenneth Garlick, Sir Thomas Lawrence, London, 1954, pp.145-6.
    Kenneth Garlick, Sir Thomas Lawrence: A complete catalogue of the oil paintings, Oxford, 1989, no.578.


    Exhibited

    London, Royal Academy, 1818, no.230.