London, South Kensington
11 July 2008
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY OF TITLE (LOTS 46-68)
Attributed to Enoch Seeman (Danzig c. 1694-1744 London)
Portrait of a lady, traditionally identified as Elizabeth Greville (d.1699), Lady Guilford, half-length, in a blue dress, in a feigned oval
oil on canvas
29¾ x 25 in. (75.5 x 63.5 cm.)
The Earls of Guilford, and by descent to the present owner.
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The sitter is traditionally identified as Elizabeth Greville (d. 1699), Lady Guilford, the first wife of Francis, 2nd Baron Guilford. She also sat to Sir Godfrey Kneller, who painted her, three-quarter-length, now in a private collection.
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