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Circle of Jean-Étienne Liotard (1702-1789)
Attributed to François-Xavier Vispré (French, c.1730- 1794)

Portrait of a gentleman possibly George Frederick Nugent, Lord Delvin, later 7th Earl of Westmeath (1760-1814), half-length, wearing the insignia of the Order of St Patrick

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Attributed to François-Xavier Vispré (French, c.1730- 1794)
Portrait of a gentleman possibly George Frederick Nugent, Lord Delvin, later 7th Earl of Westmeath (1760-1814), half-length, wearing the insignia of the Order of St Patrick
pastel
20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.7 cm.)
Sale Room Notice
Please note that the cataloguing should read Attributed to François-Xavier Vispré and not as stated in the catalogue.
It has been suggested that the sitter is George Frederick Nugent, then Lord Delvin, later 7th Earl of Westmeath (1760-1814), the secretary of the Order of St Patrick.
Christie's are very grateful to Neil Jeffares for his assistance with the attribution and identification of the sitter.

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