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    Sale 5395

    The Sunday Sale - Property from the Collection of the Late J.S.Goddard, removed from Camp Hill, Baldwin Estate, Staffordshire

    20 January 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 86

    A PAINTED ENAMEL PORTRAIT OF KING CHARLES I (1600-1649) AND QUEEN HENRIETTA MARIA (1609-1669), POSSIBLY BY JOHN EYRE, R.B.A., R.I., (1850-1927)

    LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAINTED ENAMEL PORTRAIT OF KING CHARLES I (1600-1649) AND QUEEN HENRIETTA MARIA (1609-1669), POSSIBLY BY JOHN EYRE, R.B.A., R.I., (1850-1927)
    Late 19th century
    In a giltwood frame
    8 x 10¼ in. (20.2 x 26 cm.) overall


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    John Eyre was known primarily as a watercolourist, but also painted in enamels on copper and frequently exhibited these in London Galleries. It is possible that the enamel portrait sold here, though not signed, may be one such example of Eyre's enamel work.

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