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    Sale 7714

    Old Master & British Pictures

    24 April 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 78

    Thomas Hudson (Devon 1701-1779 Twickenham)

    Portrait of a Flag Officer of The White Squadron, three-quarter-length, in uniform, leaning on a canon, a linstock in his right hand, a seascape with a fortress beyond

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    Thomas Hudson (Devon 1701-1779 Twickenham)
    Portrait of a Flag Officer of The White Squadron, three-quarter-length, in uniform, leaning on a canon, a linstock in his right hand, a seascape with a fortress beyond
    oil on canvas
    50 x 39¾ in. (127 x 101 cm.)


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    Provenance

    with Ledbury Galleries.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 19 January 1979, lot 263, as 'T. Hudson'.
    with Historical Portraits, London, when acquired by the current owner.