1 - 2 September 2009
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MR. AND MRS. ROBERTSON DAVIES, TORONTO
This lot is offered without a reserve
John Russell R.A. (British, 1745-1806)
Portrait of John Palmer, Esq. dressed as "Comus"
pastel and white chalk on paper
27½ x 23½ in. (698 x 596 mm.), oval
]. Newland Esq.
Mrs. Gough Nicholls with Fletcher's, London, from whom acquired by Robertson Davies on 18 July 1967.
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G.C. Williamson, John Russell R.A., London, 1894, p. 156.
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