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    Sale 5437

    British Mezzotints and Printed Handkerchiefs from the Collection of the Honourable Christopher Lennox-Boyd

    12 March 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 29

    James Watson (1740-1790), after Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.A.

    James Paine Sr., and James Paine, Jnr

    Price Realised  

    James Watson (1740-1790), after Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.A.
    James Paine Sr., and James Paine, Jnr
    mezzotint on laid paper, first state of three, fine early proof with narrow margins, inscribed 'Mr Payne Architect & his son' (lower right) unframed
    P. 17 7/8 x 13in. (45.4 x 33cm.)


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    The architect James Paine Sr. designed a chimney-piece for Reynolds' house in Leicester Sq c.1760 and may also have designed the gallery and painting room.

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    Provenance

    Horace Walpole


    Literature

    Chaloner Smith 111