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    Sale 5746

    The Roger Warner Collection - Part I

    20 - 21 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 265

    A GEORGE II PAINTED TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF A PUTTO

    CIRCA 1750, IN THE MANNER OF LAURENT DELVAUX

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE II PAINTED TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF A PUTTO
    CIRCA 1750, IN THE MANNER OF LAURENT DELVAUX
    One arm lacking
    13½ in. (34 cm.) high


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    Laurent Delvaux (1696-1778), was one of the first Flemish sculptors to leave his native homeland in search of patronage in England. He arrived in London in 1717 when he was only 21 years old and quickly won a number of commissions for monuments in Westminster Abbey.

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    Provenance

    The Earls Poulett, Hinton House, Hinton St. George, Somerset.
    Purchased by Roger Warner at Lawrences' house sale on 23 October 1968.