• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 258

    SPANISH SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY

    Portrait of King Philip II, in armour, mounted on a grey charger, in a landscape

    Price Realised  

    SPANISH SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY
    Portrait of King Philip II, in armour, mounted on a grey charger, in a landscape
    oil on paper, laid down on board
    14¾ x 11¼ in. (37.5 x 28.5 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Almost certainly acquired by Captain Samuel Edward Widdrington, R.N., (formerly Cook) (1787-1856) during his extensive travels throughout Spain between 1829-1832 and 1842 and by descent at Newton Hall, Northumberland.


    Literature

    Inventory and Valuation of the contents of Newton Hall, Felton, Morpeth, Northumberland, The Property of Brigadier General B. F. Widdrington, C.M.G., D.S.O., 1925, p. 123.