• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 7813

    Glin Castle - A Knight in Ireland

    7 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 120

    Thomas Frye (1710-1762)

    Life-size Heads: Young man facing and looking slightly towards right with frightened expression, holding up a candlestick with lighted candle in his left hand; Man, in profile to right, head inclined from the front, back of fingers of right hand to chin, cloak falling from left shoulder; Man, facing towards and looking to front, turban, both hands leaning on large book with clasps upright before him; and Man, facing and looking towards left, leaning towards front on left elbow, hand to chin, forefinger pressed against cheek

    Price Realised  

    Thomas Frye (1710-1762)
    Life-size Heads: Young man facing and looking slightly towards right with frightened expression, holding up a candlestick with lighted candle in his left hand; Man, in profile to right, head inclined from the front, back of fingers of right hand to chin, cloak falling from left shoulder; Man, facing towards and looking to front, turban, both hands leaning on large book with clasps upright before him; and Man, facing and looking towards left, leaning towards front on left elbow, hand to chin, forefinger pressed against cheek
    mezzotints, on laid paper, published by T. Frye, 1760
    P. 19 7/8 x 14in. (50.5 x 35.5cm.) (4)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.


    Literature

    Chaloner Smith 14,16,17,19