24 April 2009
Anglo-Flemish School, circa 1700
Portrait of a lady, possibly Lady Isabella Bentinck, Duchess of Kingston (1688-1728), as Flora, three-quarter-length, in a white bodice and grey shawl, a basket of fruit on her head, balancing a basket of flowers on a stone ledge
oil on canvas
50 x 40 in. (127 x 101.6 cm.)
R.C.A. Palmer-Morewood, Alfreton Hall, Derbyshire; (+) Christie's, London, 23 November 1984, lot 72, as 'Sir Godfrey Kneller and Jan Baptiste Monnoyer' (sold for £25,920).
with The Spiller Gallery, London.
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