• Old Master, Decorative, Modern auction at Christies

    Sale 5867

    Old Master, Decorative, Modern and Contemporary Prints

    16 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 171

    17th, 18th and 19th century Naval Portraiture

    A large collection of eighty-three portraits including: Sir Thomas Allin; Edward Mountague, Earl of Sandwich; Admiral Sir Joseph Jordan; Admiral Sir William Bartley; Rear Admiral Sir Cloudesly Shovell; The Right Honourable Sir George Rooke; Edward Rigby; Sir John Jennings, Admiral of the White; Sir Charles Wager, Vice Admiral of the Red; The Honourable Nicholas Haddock, Rear Admiral of the Red; Admiral Vernon; The Honourable Henry Medley, Rear Admiral of the White; The Honourable John Byng, Admiral of the Blue; Sir Roger Curtis; Captain John Elphinson; The Right Honourable Lord Nelson; Vice Admiral of the Blue; Lord Collingwood; Sir George Murray, Vice Admiral of the Red; Sir Home Popham; Sir Nathaniel Dance; Sir Marice Pole, Admiral of the Red; Commodore Sir Charles Napier, and others

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    17th, 18th and 19th century Naval Portraiture
    A large collection of eighty-three portraits including: Sir Thomas Allin; Edward Mountague, Earl of Sandwich; Admiral Sir Joseph Jordan; Admiral Sir William Bartley; Rear Admiral Sir Cloudesly Shovell; The Right Honourable Sir George Rooke; Edward Rigby; Sir John Jennings, Admiral of the White; Sir Charles Wager, Vice Admiral of the Red; The Honourable Nicholas Haddock, Rear Admiral of the Red; Admiral Vernon; The Honourable Henry Medley, Rear Admiral of the White; The Honourable John Byng, Admiral of the Blue; Sir Roger Curtis; Captain John Elphinson; The Right Honourable Lord Nelson; Vice Admiral of the Blue; Lord Collingwood; Sir George Murray, Vice Admiral of the Red; Sir Home Popham; Sir Nathaniel Dance; Sir Marice Pole, Admiral of the Red; Commodore Sir Charles Napier, and others
    mezzotints and engravings, after various artists, within a red and gilt morocco binding
    S. 14 x 10in. (35.5 x 25.5cm.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    From a Collection formed by Alexander, Viscount Hood