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    Sale 5931

    The Sunday Sale Including the Property of the Late Audrey Burton O.B.E.

    31 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 98

    THOMAS BEACH (BRITISH, 1738-1806)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    THOMAS BEACH (BRITISH, 1738-1806)
    Portrait of the Hon. Arabella Craven (d. 1819), bust-length, seated, with her nurse
    oil on canvas
    30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.5 cm.)


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    The present portrait relates to a full scale portrait of the Craven children executed by Thomas Beach in 1776. Three other related pictures, formerly in the Collection of the Craven family, sold Philip's London, 11 December 1984, lots 52-54.

    Arabella Craven was the daughter of William, 6th Baron Craven (1738-1791). She married General Hon. Frederick St. John and died on the 9 June 1819.

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    Provenance

    The Craven family.


    Exhibited

    London, Colnaghi's The British Face: A view of Portraiture 1625-1850, 19 February - 29 March 1986, no. 41.