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    Sale 5412

    The Sunday Sale : The Langford Hall Collection, Nottinghamshire - Property of the late Mr & Mrs Patrick Radford

    6 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 200


    Price Realised  


    Portrait of the architect John Carr (1723-1807)
    mezzotint by Charles Howard Hodges, 1793
    P. 19½ x 14 in. (49.5 x 35.5 cm.)
    Together with His Grace, The Duke of Rutland, after John Hoppner R.A., mezzotint by C. Turner published by John Jeffryes, London, 16 April 1801 -- P. 25¼ x 14¾ in. (64 x 37.5 cm.)

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    John Carr (1723-1807) was born in Horbury, near Wakefield and Langford Hall, near Newark is a fine example of his domestic architecture and dates to circa 1780. He also worked in collaboration with Robert Adam on his commission for Harewood House (1755-1771). This mezzotint portrait depicts John Carr aged seventy-six seated with plans of Buxton Crescent and with the spire of St. Peter's Horbury in the distance. The original picture by Sir William Beechey is in the Collection of the National Portrait Gallery (NPG 4062).

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