• Sale 2176

    Christie's Interiors

    16 - 17 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 208

    William Acton (British, 1906-1945)

    Portrait of Markie Dinshaw

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    William Acton (British, 1906-1945)
    Portrait of Markie Dinshaw
    oil on canvas
    42 x 32 in. (106.7 x 81.3 cm.)


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    The artist William Acton was the younger brother of the great British aesthete and author Sir Harold Acton (1904-1994). He painted the present lot in India where Markie's father was a prominent banker. The sitter in the present portrait died tragically at a young age.

    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    The sitter, thence by descent to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FORMERLY IN THE COLLECTION OF EDULJI AND BACHOO DIN