London, South Kensington
30 October 2014
PROPERTY OF THE 10TH DUKE OF LEEDS WILL TRUST (LOTS 102-112)
Circle of Michael Dahl (Stockholm ?1659-1743 London)
Portrait of a gentleman, traditionally identified as Francis, 2nd Earl of Godolphin (1678-1766), three-quarter-length, in a brown coat with jewelled clasps and a blue cloak
oil on canvas
49½ x 40¼ in. (125.8 x 102.3 cm.)
By descent through the Dukes of Leeds, Hornby Castle, Yorkshire, to the present owner.
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Hornby Castle, Catalogue of Pictures, London, 1898, p. 15, no. 162.
Historical and descriptive catalogue of pictures belonging to His Grace The Duke of Leeds, London, 1902, p. 61, no. 162.
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