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    Sale 5926

    Christie's Interiors - Masters & Makers

    24 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 268

    Spanish School

    Portrait of a gentleman, three-quarter-length, in armour, with a marshal's baton and a sword, his helmet beside

    Price Realised  

    Spanish School
    Portrait of a gentleman, three-quarter-length, in armour, with a marshal's baton and a sword, his helmet beside
    oil on canvas
    49½ x 42 in. (125.7 x 106.7 cm.)


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    Provenance

    The Bowyer Smyth Heirlooms Removed from Hill Hall, Theydon Mount, Epping, Essex; Christie's, London, 29 April 1932, lot 68, as by 'Hoare', 'Portrait of Sir Thomas Smyth, Kt.', with two other paintings (3 gns. to T. Craig).
    Sir Patricke Homffry, Bt. (according to a label on the reverse).